Photo from the civil rights movement are part of an exhibit called “And the Struggle Continues: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s Fight for Social Change,” which opens Feb. 21 at Emory’s Robert W. Woodruff Library and run through Dec. 1. (Courtesy photo).
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The year was 1962. President John F. Kennedy had just committed the nation to a war in Vietnam, folk music was morphing into protest music, and the success of the Freedom Rides – bus rides of mostly black students protesting segregated public transportation – spawned a ban on racial segregation in interstate bus terminals.