Tue. Jan. 10, 2012
Freedom Riders - 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice
March 17, 2007
Raymond Arsenault professor, southern history, USF
Raymond Arsenault brings a defining moment in modern American history to life, drawing on personal papers, FBI files, and interviews with more than 200 participants in the rides. Arsenault's Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice rescues the men and women who, at great personal risk, rode public buses into the South in order to challenge segregation in interstate travel from historical obscurity.
This lecture is copresented with the Georgia Center for the Book.
The Freedom Rides - A Panel Discussion on the Movie
April 20, 2011
Bernard LaFayette scholar-in-residence, Candler School of Theology, Emory University
Genevieve Hughes former Freedom Rider
Ernest Patton former Freedom Rider
PBS and the Kennedy Library hosted a Boston screening of American Experience’s “Freedom Riders.” Following the documentary, Bernard Lafayette and others participated in a panel discussion moderated by 89.7 WGBH radio host, Callie Crossley.
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