Building Bridges – Dr. Frank Smith and the Civil Rights Movement
December 14, 2020
This episode of Building Bridges looks at the history of the Civil Rights movement in the United States with one of its original leaders, Dr. Frank Smith, the Founder and Executive Director of the African American Civil War Soldiers Museum and a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). We explore first-person accounts that bring to life the iconic Civil Rights’ leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King, Representative John Lewis and Fanny Lou Hamer.
Part 1: Early days of SNCC (01:33)
Part 2: Dr. King and John Lewis (15:00)
Part 3: Fanny Lou Hamer and Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 35:25)