Freedom Riders

1.1f you were to describe a Freedom Rider, what words would you use? 2.Based on the film, how do you think ideas about race shaped the way people lived their lives in the 1960’s? To what extent do ideas about race shape your community today? 3.What do you think were some of the most important choices made by the Freedom Riders and others involved in the activism, based on the film? How did those choices shape the outcome of the Freedom Riders? 4.What lessons might people trying to address the issues of injustice today learn from the Freedom Riders? 5.What is the philosophy of non-violence? How did it shape the civil rights movement?

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