WaPo: Bowser watches ‘Selma’ with students

The Washington Post’s Hamil Harris reports on D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Selma, and the My Brother’s Keeper initiative.

While My Brothers Keeper focuses on black males, the theater was filled with boys and girls because the founder of the March on Washington Film Festival was able to raise $75,000 so that every student in the D.C. Public Schools could see Selma for free.

“The purpose of the project is really to connect young people to powerful stories of our past and inspire to know that they have a civil right,” said Robert Raben, founder of the March on Washington Film Project. “They need to know that if they have something that they want to change and they have the power to do that.”

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