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Leveraging the Freedom Fighters Documentary

Resource type: Grants

Granted to NAACP Mississippi State Conference


To support a multiplatform community engagement and advocacy campaign that leverages the documentary ‘Freedom Riders,’ a film about the hundreds of civil rights activists who challenged segregation in interstate transport in the American South during the spring and summer of 1961.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



35 Months

Related Resources

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Reconciliation & Human Rights

Foundation Center Themes:

Minority Rights

Foundation Center Approaches:

Film, Video & Radio, Public Engagement & Education