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Ed Nakawatase tells how his pursuit of advocacy for the underdog during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s led him on an adventure of a lifetime. This is the true story of what Ed describes as the most important thing he ever did.
This podcast episode is part of the First Person Arts Philly reACTS Podcast series commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. Philly reACTS is made possible thanks to a planning grant from the Heritage Program of Philadelphia, part of the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, and support from Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority.
Photo credit: Tamio Wakayama.