The Movement Made Us
A Father, a Son, and the Legacy of a Freedom Ride
David J. Dennis Jr., David J. Dennis Sr.
"The Movement Made Us" is an intimate memoir and oral history of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and its living legacy embodied in Black Lives Matter. It features a father-son exchange between David Dennis Sr, a core architect of the movement, and David Jr, a journalist working on the front lines of change today. This unique work highlights the hopes, struggles, setbacks, and triumphs of modern Black life and is a crucial addition to Civil Rights history.