Autobiography of a Freedom Rider: My Life as a Foot Soldier for Civil Rights

Autobiography of a Freedom Rider: My Life as a Foot Soldier for Civil Rights


In the Segregated Deep South, whilst Lynching and Klansmen and Jim Crow legislation governed, there stood a line of foot squaddies able to sacrifice their lives for the suitable to vote, to go into rooms marked 'White Only,' and to reside with uncomplicated dignity. They have been known as Freedom Riders, and Thomas M. Armstrong used to be one in every of them. this is often his story.

Autobiography of a Freedom Rider info Armstrong's burning have to create social swap for his fellow black electorate. This richly woven memoir, which lines again to his great-grandparents as freed slaves, examines the historical past of the Civil Rights move, the devastating own repercussions Armstrong persisted for being a champion of these rights, the candy flavor of revolutionary development long ago fifty years, and a glance forward on the paintings nonetheless to be done.

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