Eyes on the Prize (3 & 4): Ain't Scared of Your Jails/No Easy Walk

Oct 09, 2006 on PBS at 9:00 PM


American Experience re-broadcast of the 1987 documentary on civil rights by Blackside, Inc. Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961) Black college students take a leadership role in the civil rights movement as lunch counter sit-ins spread across t... (more)he South. "Freedom Riders" also try to desegregate interstate buses, but they are brutally attacked as they travel. No Easy Walk (1961-1963) The civil rights movement discovers the power of mass demonstrations as the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. emerges as its most visible leader. Some demonstrations succeed; others fail. But the triumphant March on Washington, D.C., under King's leadership, shows a mounting national support for civil rights. President John F. Kennedy proposes the Civil Rights Act.

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