50th Anniversary Of Freedom Schools

By MATTHEW KUE, age 11 There were around 2,500 to 3,000 students in more than 40 Freedom schools, all taught by volunteers. PHOTO: United Methodist Board of Global Ministries & Ken Thompson This year is the 50th anniversary of the Mississippi Freedom schools....

Civil Rights THEN and NOW

By ELIYA AHMAD, age 12, and DAPHNE KNOUSE FRENZER, age 12 Introduction by KATIE SCHLECHTER, IndyKids Staff Civil rights movement leaders Dr. Ralph David Abernathy, Dr. Martin Luther King and their families lead the famous march from Selma to Montgomery, AL in 1965....