Voices of today's civil rights movement

A man displays a placard at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., on August 24, 2103, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.


CBS News asked noted figures in the arts, business and politics about their experience in today's civil rights movement, or about figures who inspired them in their activism.

Click on the links below to read or watch their testimonials, and come back to this page as more testimonials are added.