The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

Classroom | Preparing for Sit-Ins

Special | 3m 28s

Non-violent passive resistance in the civil rights movement required much preparation and mental strength. Non-violence was a technique used to end segregation in America. This video is an excerpt from Episode Five, Rise!, from the series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Aired: 11/19/13

Rating: NR