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May 08, 2012

  • Aired: 05/08/2012
  • 27:44
  • Rating: NR
Ann-Eve Pedersen, President of the Arizona Education Network, discusses the proposed initiative to fund education and other programs. In 1961 mixed-race groups of young, mostly African-American youths embarked on what was termed the Freedom Rides. Their goal was to non-violently, yet directly challenge the racist _separate but equal_ public accommodation laws. Tucsonan Jim Zwerg rode on the buses.
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May 08, 2012
Tucsonan Jim Zwerg took a bus ride in 1961 that changed his life forever.
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