Date(s) - Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day

Medgar Evers Library


This exhibit focuses on one of the most prominent events in Civil Rights history and includes images of the bombing of a Greyhound bus outside of Anniston, Alabama; the journey from Montgomery to Jackson; Freedom Riders at the Greyhound Bus Station in Jackson; Freedom Riders at the Jackson airport; mugshots; and Freedom Riders going to trial in Jackson. Many of the images were taken from the original film footage in the WLBT News Film Collection. A DVD of the original WLBT film footage of the Freedom Riders is included in the exhibit. This program will be available September 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021 at the Medgar Evers Library. Call 601-982-2867 for additional information.

group of African American youth and young adults standing in a row holding flyers