'The Road To Justice' Shows The Power Of Education About Civil Rights History
On this edition of Your Call, we're marking Juneteenth by speaking with educator and filmmaker André Robert Lee about The Road to Justice, a new documentary that follows a group of mostly Black middle school students from Chicago and a group of older mostly white Americans as they embark on a Civil Rights tour through the American South. The film asks how can we heal as a nation without honestly confronting our history?
André Robert Lee, executive director of The Road to Justice, and producer of The Prep School Negro, I’m Not Racist…Am I?, and Virtually Free. Since 2018, André has led a Civil Rights tour of four southern states for The Nation magazine. He teaches filmmaking at the Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia.
The Nation: US Civil Rights: On the Road to Freedom
The Nation, André Robert Lee: Confronting the Living History of the Civil Rights Struggle
Equal Justice Initiative: On Jun 19, 1865: Juneteenth
Essence Magazine, Keyaira Boone: 18 Books To Celebrate Juneteenth With
Watch the trailer for The Road to Justice