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Students at New Tech High School in Cleveland get civil rights lesson on March on Washington

posted August 28, 2013 By Deb Lee,
CLEVELAND - The 1960s Civil Rights Movement came to life Wednesday for 10th graders at Facing History New Tech High School in Cleveland.
"It really did surprise me, because I didn't know that it was that bad," Zach Weiss said. "I didn't know that the racism was to that point."
The students watched a film about the 1963 Birmingham Children's March where hundreds of young people fought off police dogs and fire hoses in the struggle for civil rights.