Hank Thomas' StoryFile

Hank Thomas' Life Story

Henry Hank Thomas is a civil rights activist and one of the original Freedom Riders. He was one of the people who initiated the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Thomas served as a medic in the Vietnam War and was given a Purple Heart after sustaining an injury in battle. Henry loves gospel music and banana splits.

Hank Thomas' StoryFile Highlights

Hank answered 156 questions including:

Can you tell me about your great great grandfather?
What do you remember about the March on Washington?
What was your first encounter with violence?