By Natalie Bell, Thomas M. Armstrong
In the Segregated Deep South, while Lynching and Klansmen and Jim Crow legislation governed, there stood a line of foot squaddies able to sacrifice their lives for the fitting to vote, to go into rooms marked 'White Only,' and to reside with uncomplicated dignity. They have been known as Freedom Riders, and Thomas M. Armstrong was once one in every of them. this is often his story.
Autobiography of a Freedom Rider information Armstrong's burning have to create social switch for his fellow black voters. This richly woven memoir, which strains again to his great-grandparents as freed slaves, examines the background of the Civil Rights move, the devastating own repercussions Armstrong persevered for being a champion of these rights, the candy flavor of revolutionary development some time past fifty years, and a glance forward on the paintings nonetheless to be done.
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Autobiography of a Freedom Rider: My Life as a Foot Soldier for Civil Rights by Natalie Bell, Thomas M. Armstrong