An Interview with Charles Person (Video)

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This video supports the book 10 True Tales: Young Civil Rights Heroes. In particular, it is an interview with Charles Person, who was part of the Freedom Riders movement of the 1960s. These brave young Civil Rights activists traveled the Deep South and stage sit-ins at segregated lunch counters, often encountering violent resistance. Mr. Person describes his experience during this turbulent period in American history.

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Age Range 14 - 18 years
Grade Level 8th - 12th