Civil Rights Activist Daniel Smith Reflects on Decades of Racial Justice Work

In his nine decades of life, Daniel Smith has witnessed some of the biggest moments in the nation’s racial history — from the grief and glory of the civil rights movement, to the election of the first Black president, and most recently the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.  

Smith shared some of his life’s memories with producer Dave Fraser, which included growing up in northern Connecticut and attending Springfield College.