fbpx

Reflections from a lifetime fighting to end child poverty | Marian Wright Edelman

https://download.ted.com/talks/MarianWrightEdelman_2018W-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008What does it take to build a national movement? In a captivating conversation with TEDWomen curator Pat Mitchell, Marian Wright Edelman reflects on her path to founding the Children’s Defense Fund in 1973 — from the early influence of growing up in the segregated American South to her activism with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — and shares how growing older has only made her more radical.