Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement

By Ann Bausum

The 1961 Freedom Rides come to life in Bausum's book through the unflinching personal stories of two men uniting for a common cause: Lewis, the African American Southerner and Zwerg, the Caucasian Midwesterner. The dynamic book design includes Civil Rights song lyrics, first-hand accounts and provocative black-and-white photographs layered with lavender-and-gray panels. Exemplary documentation and end notes further illuminate the journey.

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