An Interview with Rodney Hurst (Video)

This video supports the book 10 True Tales: Young Civil Rights Heroes. It is an interview with Rodney Hurst, who was part of the Civil Rights movement in Jacksonville, Florida. In particular, this interview includes a discussion of what came to be known as "Ax Handle Saturday," a violent confrontation around the issue of segregated lunch counters.

Resource Information

Age Range
14 - 18
Grade Level
8th - 10th