US school reflects on divided racial past

Virginia county looks back on resistance to integration as country marks 50th year of Martin Luther King Jr speech.

    This week is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr delivering his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

    It is widely seen as one of the most important moments in the US civil rights movement. But the fight for equal rights was fiercely resisted across many Southern states.

    One county in Virginia went further than most in rejecting integration. Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Farmville, Virginia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Do you really know the price of milk?

    Do you really know the price of milk?

    Answer as many correct questions as you can and see where your country ranks in the global cost of living.

    The Coming War on China

    The Coming War on China

    Journalist John Pilger on how the world's greatest military power, the US, may well be on the road to war with China.