When Congressman John Lewis spoke at the Brooklyn Museum in 2014, he repeated his oft-spoken adage about the importance of arts and culture throughout history: “I’ve said on many occasions: without music, the Civil Rights movement would be like a bird without wings.”
Honor the intrepid activist’s life by revisiting his conversation with Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammed about the Civil Rights Movement, the power of culture, and the future of protest.
This program was originally presented as a part of the exhibition Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties.
How does history animate and empower the social movements changing the world today? Civil rights leader and congressman John Lewis and Dr. Khalil Gibran Muha...