Freedom Riders

MOVING FORWARD FROM THE BACK OF THE BUS

 

Congressman Filner, the Freedom Rides, and Three Generations of Civil RIghts Activism

 

“I was 18. We did this thing, and we changed the whole legal structure of America. The sense that change is possible has been with me since."–Congressman Bob Filner

 

For the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides, Rep Bob Filner (D-San Diego) shares his memories as a Freedom Rider and of enduring two months in jail  to take a stand during the tumultuous Civil Rights movement.


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