Southern Documentary Project

Title

John Lewis UM Civil Rights Monument Dedication Speech

Authors

John Lewis

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

10-1-2006

Description

On October 1, 2006, the University of Mississippi dedicated a Civil Rights monument inspired by the efforts of James Meredith and those who have followed his footsteps. The highlight of that ceremony was this powerful speech by Representative John Lewis, who implored us to "stay with the house."

Relational Format

video recording

Extent

0:14:11

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