Freedom Riders' Portraits
More than 300 Freedom Riders were imprisoned in 1961. Where are they now? Find out in this excerpt from Breach of Peace.
The Oprah Winfrey Show | May 04, 2011
John Lewis, Then
Born: February 21, 1940, in Troy, Alabama, and grew up there.
Then: Student, American Bible Theological Seminary, Nashville. Member of the Nashville Movement and a leader in the sit-ins there in 1960. One of the original 13 Freedom Riders who left Washington, D.C., on May 4, 1961.
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