BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Their powerful story mostly went untold. In 1979, five civil rights activists died in the Greensboro Massacre in North Carolina.
The freedom fighters set out to stamp down the Klan but ended up getting brutally attacked. Sally and Paul Bermanzohn survived this massacre and wrote about it in the book, "Through Survivors' Eyes: From the Sixties to the Greensboro Massacre."
Eva McKend spoke with the authors about how the lessons they learned from the country's ugly past still resonates today. Watch the video to see.