Is Trevor Noah's assessment and assertion accurate and correct?
Kudos and thanks to Koshersalaami for bringing this video to my attention and giving me the incentive for this post.
The Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, or Prayer Pilgrimage to Washington, was a 1957 demonstration in Washington, D.C., an early event of the Civil Rights Movement, and the occasion for Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Give Us the Ballot" speech.
The demonstration was planned at the occasion of the third anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education, a landmarkSupreme Court decision againstsegregation in public schools. The event organizers urged the government to abide by that decision,…