Let Freedom Ring - Music, Race And The Soul Of America

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0120080401Forty years ago, black America lost its leaders - from JFK to Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X, those that propelled the civil rights movement forward were gone.|In their place, the music had to take the lead.|In this landmark series, actor Morgan Freeman looks at the legacy of Dr King's message in terms of Afro American music, from 1968 to the present day.|With contributions from Stevie Wonder, Grandmaster Flash, Chuck D, Gil Scott Heron, The Wu-Tang Clan, Jay-Z and many more.|They discuss how the message has changed through the years, and if the quest for individual wealth has replaced the collective goals of the civil rights era.