The Chronicle of Philanthropy covered the innovative efforts of #SelmaForStudents.
In Washington, D.C., the March on Washington Film Festival took up the cause. It seemed like a natural fit for the organization, now in its third year of presenting films and performances about the civil-rights era.
“The idea was so powerful,” said Robert Raben, festival founder and president of the Raben Group. “It underscores the hunger for this kind of storytelling and narrative.”