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Minorities in Politics

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In this clip of Path to the Podium, minorities in politics are discussed. The first of their races in political positions, and their importance to our society. From Martin Luther King Jr. to Barack Obama, this clip includes a wide variety. Jesse Jackson, Colin Powell, Antonia Novello, Patsy Mink, Thurgood Marshall, and Hiram Rhodes Revels are the others discussed. Their positions range from first Hispanic Surgeon General to first African American Justice in the Supreme Court. They have made differences in cases like Brown vs. Board of Education, and on Amendments like the IX Amendment banning sex discrimination in schools.