Race in America

Remembering Civil Rights Leader Vernon Jordan

Watch "Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain" and explore the life of Vernon Jordan, one of the most influential African American thought leaders and activists in America. Learn about his rise from the segregated South, his tenure as the head of several civil rights organizations, and his career as a corporate powerbroker.  The special airs this Saturday at 7/6c on WORLD

Check your local listings for #RaceinAmerica films every Saturday at 8/7c. A collection of films by and about individuals in the Black community across the country and around the globe. Watch on-air, stream online and share the voices, the stories on WORLD and from our partners in public media.

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