FDL Book Salon Welcomes Raymond Arsenault, Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice

By: Sunday May 29, 2011 1:59 pm

The cover of Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice features a dramatic picture of a burning bus and the mug shots of Freedom Riders who’d been jailed in the notorious Parchman Mississippi State Prison. Most of us are familiar with these images. Ray Arsenault’s book provides the stories behind the pictures — and so much more.

 

We Are The Founders

By: Sunday July 4, 2010 9:30 am

America’s greatest promise lies in the bold idea that each citizen in every generation is Founder of the country. Though the promise remains unachieved, the idea is worth celebrating this Fourth of July.

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