More than 300 Freedom Riders were imprisoned in 1961. Where are they now? Find out in this excerpt from Breach of Peace.
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Bernard Lafayette Jr., Now
Since then: Worked for the SCLC and helped run numerous campaigns, including Selma, Alabama, in 1961 and 1965, and the Alabama Voter Registration Project in 1962. Served as the national coordinator for the Poor Peoples' Campaign in 1968.
Has taught and been an administrator at several universities and colleges. Currently heads the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island.