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Educator and Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses

Moses was a leader in the Civil Rights struggle, helping to register black voters in Mississippi during the Freedom Summer of 1964. He's still a civil rights activist, though his weapon now is math. He's the director and creator of the innovative Algebra Project which opens up educational opportunities for young African-Americans. Moses established the project in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1982. Since then it's been implimented across the country, and has reached 9,000 inner city youths.

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Other segments from the episode on March 22, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 22, 1993: Interview with Bob Moses; Interview with Lanford Wilson; Commentary on the year 2000.

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