First you MARCH
Then you RUN
THE STORY OF JOHN LEWIS CONTINUES
From the bestselling, award-winning authors John Lewis and Andrew Aydincomes their next groundbreaking graphic novel—Run: Book One—illustrated by rising star Afua Richardson and featuring contributions by Nate Powell.
Told in multiple parts, Run is the next chapter of John Lewis’ involvement in the civil rights movement and public life after the March saga. The books bring to the page the true story of John Lewis and many of his colleagues in the movement after the historic success of the Selma campaign. Opening two days after the Voting Rights Act was signed into law, John Lewis and his colleagues are arrested and taken to jail in Americus, Georgia, as the largest hooded Klan march in years takes shape on the courthouse steps. Run: Book One takes readers through the behind-the-scenes struggle to exercise the hard-won rights of people of color to register, vote, and secure equal representation in their elected leaders, all the while facing escalating tensions over continued American involvement in Vietnam.
- Biography & Autobiography / General
- Comics & Graphic Novels / Nonfiction / General
- History / United States / 20th Century