Celebs discuss the importance of civil rights then and now. (12/19/2014)
Attorney General Eric Holder's plan targets federal law enforcement officers.
David Oyelowo plays Martin Luther King Jr. in the drama.
Barbara Jordan and Andrew Young were elected to Congress on Nov. 7, 1972, becoming the first Blacks in Congress since Reconstruction.
A national holiday is declared in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
On Oct. 14, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. received a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in the civil rights movement at age 35, making him the youngest person to receive the honor.