March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement.
Book One spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.
Why We Chose This
During his years as Vice President under Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon sought to ensure minorities weren’t discriminated against and worked with Congress to spearhead the Civil Rights Act of 1957, a precursor to the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965.
In the March series, discover the inside story of the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of one of its most iconic figures, Congressman John Lewis.
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
9.5h x 6.5"w