March: Book One - Pages 55-63 Summary & Analysis

Andrew Aydin , John Lewis, and Nate Powell
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On page 55, Lewis hears a broadcast one Sunday morning and learns that the speaker is Martin Luther King, Jr. In the first four frames on page 56, Lewis is deeply affected by King's message. The combining of Biblical principles with the social issues of the day is called “Social Gospel.” Lewis looks for information about King in the library, but finds little. In frame five on page 56, a white man is angrily pointing and yelling. Lewis says white elected officials are swearing they will defy the court regarding integration. The final frame of the page is a woman bending over a casket. The background is starkly white and the woman and casket are shaded dark. Lewis says the issue is becoming violent.

On page 57, Lewis talks about the murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old who is killed after he calls out “bye, baby” to...

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