The film, Freedom Riders (2009), written and directed by Stanley Nelson will be viewed at California African American Museum Thursday, April 7, 2011, at 7 p.m.
Come view the film “Freedom Riders” at CAAM.
2011 marks the 50th anniversary of those who were brave experimenters of their own volition, showing up on the front lines of an American civil war being waged in Mississippi and throughout the South.
In 1961, segregation seemed to have an overwhelming grip on American society. Many states violently enforced policy, while government remained indifferent. The youth of America became the face-to-face defenders challenging the inequities that plagued the nation.
Running time; 113 minutes
Free and open to the public.
600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA
For more information and to RSVP call (213) 744-2024 or visit www.caamuseum.org.