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Reflections from a lifetime fighting to end child poverty | Marian Wright Edelman

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What does it take to build a national movement? In a captivating conversation with TEDWomen curator Pat Mitchell, Marian Wright Edelman reflects on her path to founding the Children's Defense Fund in 1973 — from the early influence of growing up in the segregated American South to her activism with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — and shares how growing older has only made her more radical.

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28 Comments on Reflections from a lifetime fighting to end child poverty | Marian Wright Edelman

  1. pradhyumn yadav // 20th February 2019 at 3:42 pm // Reply

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  2. First hope you had a great day who’s reading it

  3. Feedback for me // 20th February 2019 at 3:44 pm // Reply

    What does it take to build a national movement? Answer please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Millionaire Mind - How To Succeed Online // 20th February 2019 at 3:44 pm // Reply

    This is such a an great l topic .❤ If you need help with motivation, let me know!? 🙂

  5. Discover Your Awesomeness // 20th February 2019 at 3:44 pm // Reply

    *If the full moon loves you, why worry about the stars? ÷*

  6. Utkarsh Sharma // 20th February 2019 at 3:45 pm // Reply

    Finally YouTube started to give useful and good recommendations!!☺☺

  7. TED talks are so inspirational and I always find joy in watching them. The way they deliver the speeches are incredible. Beautiful

  8. Multiply such a lifetime with 1 billion. It would be heaven.

  9. Poverty are among the most useless debates in the world, poverty will ALWAYS exist and only grow as the rich gets sinfully richer.

  10. To end child poverty more effectively. More jobs, and much easier access to employment. Far too many barriers are put in place, keeping parents poor. Also 12hr working days are killing the family unit. If any parent is required to be out of the house for 14hrs a day, just to survive. Crazy

  11. Stop having children

  12. Yes Ma’am !!
    Yes Ma’am !!
    Yes Ma’am !!
    Yes Ma’am !!
    Yes Ma’am !!
    Yes Ma’am !!
    Thank You.. is not enough for all you have done.

  13. Krunoslav Stifter // 20th February 2019 at 8:17 pm // Reply

    TED platform has no credibility left, every video is either political propaganda or virtue signaling. I’m just not sure which one is this video.

  14. *SAVE the children, they are the future*

  15. If love is supposed to then why should men want to with women. You say tough love. Why is Mysogyny worse then mysandry why are above blame. . Why always the man who has to change. Take his abuse as coralation

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