Freedom Riders Resources
Freedom Riders Democracy
in Action—Study Guide
The film Freedom Riders is a valuable resource for teaching about democracy, civil rights, and US history. It reveals the way that racism was reinforced by law and custom and explores the challenges faced by people who sought to create a more just society.
Freedom Riders on American Experience
From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives—and many endured savage beatings and imprisonment—for simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the Deep South.
Facing History empowers teachers and students to think critically about history and to understand the impact of their choices.
Eyes on the Prize on American Experience
Eyes on the Prize is an award-winning 14-hour television series produced by Blackside and narrated by Julian Bond. Through contemporary interviews and historical footage, the series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985.
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