Tuesday, November 22, 2011
A'int Scared of Your Jails
The purpose of this movement was to stop the segregation that was in Nashville. The college students felt like this was an infringement on their rights as human beings, they wanted to be treated like the people that they were. At first this movement was mainly ran by African American students but later on many African American community members joined in on the movement. Later on even members of the Caucasian community joined in on the movement. Many people felt like this was a problem that needed to be dealt with. The way that this joining of people is shown in the film is when the one professor said " I am not saying that all black students should be part of the civil disobedience I am saying that students should be part of the civil disobedience,"