A tribute to the dream

Civil rights leader Robert Moses pioneered voting registration in the segregated Southern state of Mississippi in the 1960s, surviving relentless violence and intimidation by practicing what he refereed to as “guerilla warfare.”

“I was based in a community I could disappear in. Day or night I could knock on a door and someone would give me a bed to sleep in and food to eat,” Moses told award-winning broadcast journalist Pam Cross in an interview at Northeastern on Thursday afternoon at the university’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. convocation. “I lived with a network of people who had my back and …read more