Freedom Now Project highlights fight for education

May 2, 2014

One of many photos featured by the Freedom Now Project.

One of many photos featured by the Freedom Now Project.

VCU library’s Freedom Now Project tells the story of the plight for public education during the Civil Rights Movement through photographs. Edward Thornton, a project volunteer and participant of 1963 student protests in Farmville, talks about the project and the event it depicts. Joshua Jackson reports.