A number of prominent African-Americans were featured on Edward R. Murrow’s original This I Believe radio series. Their words helped build momentum for the civil rights movement in the years leading up to the Montgomery bus boycott, lunch-counter sit-ins and the march on Washington. Click the links below to hear their inspiring words.
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This week’s essayJoyce Mason once lived in a neighborhood that enforced a residential code preventing her from hanging quilts out in the fresh air. More than simply taking away one of her childhood pleasures, she found that she could not accept giving up her personal freedom. You can read her full essay here.