An Ordinary Hero (2013)

Genres - Culture & Society, History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 82 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Loki Mulholland's inspiring documentary An Ordinary Hero tells the story of Joan Trumpauer Mullholland. She grew up in the American South and was disgusted by the segregation and racism she saw around her. Believing she must fight against such oppression, she quickly became a part of numerous instances of civil disobedience, and was eventually placed on death row in Mississippi for joining up with the Freedom Riders.

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civil-disobedience, Civil-Rights, Civil-Rights-Movement, racism, segregation