What was it like growing up in Alabama under Jim Crow?

Videos from John Lewis

What was it like to participate in the Freedom Rides?
  • May 26, 2012
How and why did you first get involved in the civil rights movement?
  • May 26, 2012
What was your life like as a young child?
  • May 26, 2012
Why is it important for high school students to learn about the civil rights movement?
  • May 26, 2012
What did the civil rights movement accomplish?
  • May 26, 2012
How did you decide to go into politics?
  • May 26, 2012
What was the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project?
  • May 26, 2012
Why did you criticize the proposed civil rights legislation at the March on Washington?
  • May 26, 2012
What role did nonviolence play in the movement?
  • May 26, 2012
What was it like growing up in Alabama under Jim Crow?
  • May 26, 2012
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