Actress Alfre Woodard Joins MoveOn.org to Release ‘Make America America Again’ Video for July 4th
A new MoveOn.org video features award-winning actress Alfre Woodard reciting Langston Hughes’ historic poem, “Let America Be America Again” in advance of Independence Day weekend. The video, entitled “Make America America Again,” adapts the 1935 poem to the present moment, showcasing marginalized communities still fighting for access to the founding promise of America. Directed by Frank Chi and Elsie Lejano, the video features powerful imagery shot on the National Mall invoking moments from the Civil Rights Movement to the Women’s March.
Watch the video here: