This Emmy-winning documentary follows a group of black and white activists who, in the early ’60s, risked beatings and imprisonment by travelling together through the South in defiance of segregationist laws.
Randal M. Jelks, associate professor of American Studies with a joint appointment in African and African American Studies at the University of Kansas, provides opening and closing remarks.
The Created Equal film series is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Bridging Cultures, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
Films in this series include:
March 15, 2014 | Slavery by Another Name 
April 5, 2014 | Freedom Riders 
May 3, 2014 | The Loving Story 
All titles are presented at 2 p.m. on Saturdays in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch,
4801 Main St.