GRADES: 3+
LENGTH: 60 min.
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Freedom Riders
Mad River Theatre Company
Tue., February 20, 2018 at 10AM

In 1961, black and white Americans decided to travel together on buses that crossed segragated state lines. This new play, with original songs and music, explores the courageous personalities behind one of the most critical chapters in the history of the Civil Rights movement. Freedom Riders demonstrates the importance of working together to effect change and specifically how non-violent protests were used to focus attention on the cruelties of segregation.
 
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