Students from Fisk and Tennessee State University joined students from the University of Wisconsin (at LaCross) Thursday in a march commemorating the civil rights movement.
The students reenacted the Freedom Rides of the 1960s, marching from TSU to Legislative Plaza. Afterward, the Wisconsin students headed to Birmingham and Montgomery. Earlier in the day, they put on a skit for students at Pearl-Cohn High School, encouraging the students to defend their rights.
The Wisconsin students are participating in a social action class, which local coordinator Kwame Leo Lillard termed