'Freedom Summer' Changed the South 50 Years Ago

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  • Voting Registration Only Signed On Few Voters
  • Freedom Summer Created Lifelong Activists
  • Michael Clurman
  • Futorian Went on to Be a Civil Rights Lawyer
  • "Freedom Is A Constant Struggle"
  • Freedom Summer
  • Planning for Change
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  • Some Were Murdered
  • Lasting Friendships
  • Justice Was in DeBerry's DNA
  • "The Freedom House"

Futorian Went On to Be a Civil Rights Lawyer

After Futorian spent a year and a half volunteering in Mississippi, she returned to Chicago to become a civil rights lawyer after feeling her skin color would limit her. "I thought maybe I could be some kind of catalyst, and lawyers seemed to be good catalysts," she said. Throughout her career, she has focused on death row inmates and capital punishment in Illinois. (Photo:  AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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