By CNN's Susan Garraty
The Fourth of July with its fireworks, barbecues, and parades is also a day when thousands of men and women around the country take their oath of allegiance and become American citizens. Debate and controversy surrounds the marked rise in the number of immigrants arriving from Central America hoping to make new homes in the United States, but aboard the historic battleship USS New Jersey in Camden, New Jersey on Independence Day there was only joy and celebration as 38 people swore allegiance to this country. The newly minted citizens included several men and women already serving in different branches of the U.S. armed forces.
A preview of Candy's interview with Congressman John Lewis. Lewis was the youngest keynote speaker on that historic day and the only surviving speaker. He looks back at the March on Washington and what it means 50 years later.
WEB EXTRA: A conversation on race and justice in America with Rep. Bobby Rush, Newt Gingrich, Crystal Wright, Charles Blow and Sherrilyn Ifill.
Professor Charles Ogletree puts President Obama's recent remarks on race and violence into context.
Rep. Xavier Becerra (D) California, & Rep. Cedric Richmond (D) Louisiana weigh in about race in America.
New York Times columnist Charles Blow, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund president Sherrilyn Ifill, conservative commentator Crystal Wright, and Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL) on the conversation about race in America.