The Freedom Rides: Digging Deeper

The Freedom Rides: Digging Deeper

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Rides, which took place in May 1961, and which I dramatized in my historical novel Night on Fire. The publisher, Albert Whitman & Co., sent out an email to commemorate the anniversary and remind readers about my book.

This week, Albert Whitman has followed up with a blog post I wrote. In the post, titled “The Best Kind of Research,” I tell the story of my research for Night on Fire, including a trip to Alabama, a bell tower, and a remarkable gentleman named Benjamin E. Beasley.

Read the email.

Read the blog post.


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