November 17, 2011 Posted by admin in Film Related, Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders Proclaim Message of Justice

In Summit, NJ, the Racial Justice Task Force of the Unitarian Church of Summit screened the film Freedom Riders with two activists from the 1961 movement, Laura and Francis Randall. They discussed their experiences fighting for desegregation and justice in the past and the need to continue that struggle today. They also noted how proud they were that they participated in the Freedom Rides. Francis stated: “On my tombstone next to my name and the date of my death I want only two words: Freedom Rider." Read the full article.
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