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Monday, 03 Feb 2014

Freedom Riders: Documentary and Discussion

Feb 03, 2014

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives for simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the Deep South. Deliberately violating Jim Crow laws, the Freedom Riders met with bitter racism and mob violence along the way, testing their belief in nonviolent activism. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.