This video features recent coverage and also rare historical footage of “nonviolence training” that civil rights activists underwent before engaging in actual protests.

Sources include C-SPAN2 BookTV’s coverage of the 2008 Harlem Book Fair; MAD MEN Season 2 DVD featurette (2008); KTLA-TV City At Night’s 1961 archived footage of nonviolence training.

Honored by President Obama

Bob and Helen Singleton were among the Freedom Riders honored by President Barack Obama at an event hosted by the National Women’s Law Center, November 9, 2011.