PBS NewsHour

Examinig the history of one of the US' first Black districts

Clip: 05/09/2021 | 9m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

As much of the US faced a reckoning following the death of George Floyd, towns across the country began to look at racial justice in their own backyards. Led by two sisters, the JXN Project is a new initiative working to preserve one of the first Black urban districts in America. Ivette Feliciano visited the Jackson Ward community in Richmond, Virginia as part of our series, 'Chasing the Dream.'

Aired: 05/09/21

Rating: NR

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