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How Rita Moreno became a social activist

Clip: 10/05/2021 | 1m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

Rita Moreno's first foray into social justice was attending the March on Washington with Martin Luther King, Jr. "I was there when he uttered the 'I Have a Dream' speech," she said. She continued to be a conscious activist throughout her career, fighting for Latine and women's rights.

Aired: 10/05/21

Rating: NR

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