JORGE RAMOS: The national civil rights movement has come to the southern border. Leaders of all religious faiths are coming together to course-correct America.
REV. WILLIAM BARBER: It is a dangerous moment for America because he is on a trail to undo many things that took hundreds of years to win in the first place. So I think this moment is a moment where the question is, “what will we be as America?”
RAMOS: Answering that question means putting immigrants and refugees at the center of the civil rights movement.
It’s been 56 years since the March on Washington.
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING: I have a dream today.
RAMOS: 55 years since the Civil Rights Act was passed.
PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON: This Civil Rights Act is a challenge to all of us.
RAMOS: And 54 years since the signing of the Voting Rights Act:
JOHNSON: Millions of Americans are denied the right to vote because of their color.
RAMOS: More than half a century later, the country doesn’t seem to be getting any closer to Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision of a more perfect union.