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Bob Zellner receives Lillian Smith Book Award for 2009

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Published on Oct 3, 2009

A few choice words from Rosa Parks inspired the son of a Klansman to pursue a life in the Freedom Struggle.

In the course of accepting the Lillian Smith Book Award for 2009, Bob Zellner announced that his long-awaited memoir of a white Southerner in the Civil Rights Movement will soon become a major motion picture produced by Spike Lee.

The video below captures the remarks which delivered in accepting the award, including a biting commentary on the persistence of racism in today's world.

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