Training for Freedom

In 1964, college students and Black activists joined forces in Ohio to fight as one.

Idealistic college students and Black activists came together in Oxford, Ohio, in 1964 to find their humanity and the common ground to fight as one. This documentary weaves their stories with critical historical analysis. It explores how people from dramatically different worlds broke down barriers of race, class and gender to organize the most comprehensive campaign of the civil rights movement.

Training for Freedom is a local public television program presented by PBS Western Reserve.