Alice reads about slavery and its abolishment through the Emancipation Proclamation. She also reads about black history and people who fought for Civil Rights like Malcom X, Fred Hampton, Angela Davis, and Dr. Martin Luther King. She realizes that she has been free despite being treated as a slave.
Baines teaches Detroit Red the symbolism of language through the contrast of the two words, "black" and "white." He suggests that society views the white man as the definition of "white" and the black man as the definition of "black."
Dr. Martin Luther King leads thousands of marchers out on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. He then holds a prayer session in the middle of the bridge and leads the marchers off the bridge to respect a court order.
This clip explains the impact of the Montgomery Bus Boycott on the Civil Rights Movement as well as Rosa Parks' role in the boycott. It mentions that the story behind the boycott is more complex, as Rosa Parks wasn't first black person to resist bus segregation. Rather, there were several other women arrested for the same offense in the last 12 months, one of them being 15-year-old Claudette Colvin.