Local woman’s fight for civil rights tells story of ‘ordinary heroes’

This 1961 file photo provided by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, shows the booking photo of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland taken after her arrest in Jackson Miss. in 1962 as part of the original Freedom Ride. (AP Photo/Mississippi Department of Archives and History, File)
A local Southern hero from the civil rights movement

Rachel Nania | November 15, 2014 2:35 am

WASHINGTON — When filmmaker Loki Mulholland decided to make a documentary about his mother’s role in the civil rights movement, he tricked her into the project.

Originally, he planned to tell the stories of four civil rights activists in the


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