Martin Luther King sitting for his mug shot. With all the people, black & white, who went to jail during the Civil Rights Movement, when will it begin to occur to most Americans that all the people who do get arrested can't be guilty.
Jon Lewis was 23 when he was selected to be a featured speaker at the March on Washington. He was arrested scores of times during the civil rights movement and was badly beaten during a 1961 freedom ride protesting the segregation of interstate buses and at a 1965 march in Selma, Ala. Both events would prove to be turning points in the struggle for racial equality