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March 10 2015

HOPE Recognizes Selma and Dr. King's Fight for Economic Equality

In light of the 50th anniversary of events in Selma, Alabama that would change America forever, the 2015 HOPE Global Forum reflects on why Selma was so important and the fight now to redeem Dr. Martin Luther King's work on behalf of the poor. Martin Luther King Jr. confidante and Operation HOPE Global Spokesman, Ambassador Andrew Young, weighs in on. Joined by his son Andrew "Bo" Young, CEO of GiveLocally.com, they talk with msnbc.com Shift about the new quest to tackle joblessness and inequality.

A civil rights icon discusses tackling inequality:

Martin Luther King Jr. confidante Andrew Young weighs in on LBJ’s portrayal in “Selma” and race in Hollywood. And he and his son Andrew "Bo" Young, CEO of GiveLocally.com, talk about their new quest to tackle joblessness at the 2015 Hope Global Forum. 

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