In 1961 more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives by traveling together on buses and trains through the Deep South. The film features testimony from Riders as well as government officials and journalists.
A new bus load of "freedom riders," including four white college professors and three African American students, arrives in Montgomery, AL, May 24, 1961, under guard of police and National Guard.
This video tells about the men who started the lunch counter sit-ins in Greensboro, NC.
This film reconstructs the events that led to the climax of the Civil Rights Movement.
This video tells the story of the Mississippi Voter Registration Project in the 1960s.