John Lewis March Analysis

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Pages: 2

Reading Response:
This graphic novel, March, by John Lewis, illustrated the childhood and adulthood of one man, himself. His work shows the strong segregation ever-present in his young life, and the palpable tension between the races. It also shows how the movements for civil rights were orchestrated, and how they continue to be relevant today.
Firstly, one thing that we can learn from these movements for equal rights for African Americans is the fact that non-violent protests do indeed work. In fact, they work more effectively than any violent or combative approach would. It was obviously challenging to maintain the way of peace and nonviolence during this time, especially while the white supremacists were committing violent crimes against