Documenting the Life and Legacy of Civil Rights Activist Reverend James M. Lawson Jr.

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Documenting the Life and Legacy of Civil Rights Activist Reverend James M. Lawson Jr.

GRoW is honored to support the production of a documentary about American civil rights activist, Reverend James M. Lawson Jr. This film will explore the Methodist Minister's extensive career and pivotal advocacy of nonviolent resistance to the civil rights movement.

Through direct interviews with Reverend Lawson and remarks from family members and fellow activists, this documentary showcases the life and legacy of the man Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. referred to as "the leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence in the world." Beyond illuminating his impact on the field of nonviolent direct action, the film explores the future of social movement building. To learn more about how to support and access the documentary, which is set to release in 2022, visit HERE

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