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Ain’t Scared of Your Jails, 1960-1961 (https://vimeo.com/11879868). This episode of the TV documentary series “Eyes on the Prize” documents the Civil Rights movement of the early 60s, including the lunch-counter sit-ins and the Freedom Rides. Although originally made for TV, this was edited and distributed to schools to show in the classroom. It tells a tremendously inspiring story of how nonviolent protest brought real and important change to the entire nation. It should be required viewing nowadays to progressives who want to bring about positive change in this country. Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: N/A. Weirdness: **. Historical Interest: *****. Overall Rating: *****.

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