This article is about the civil rights activists. For the consciousness-raising action
by Australian students, see Freedom Ride (Australia). For the 2010 film, see ...
On May 4, 1961, a group of 13 African-American and white civil rights activists
launched the Freedom Rides, a series of bus trips through the American South to
Mar 30, 2015 ... In U.S. history, a series of political protests against segregation by blacks and
whites who rode buses together through the American South in ...
Freedom Riders "wanted to be a part of this effort to change America. ... the
collection is "an amazing addition to the visual history of the civil rights movement
activist Tom Gaither proposes a “Freedom Ride” through Rock Hill and
elsewhere ... On May 4, CORE Director James Farmer leads 13 Freedom Riders (
7 Black, ...
In 1961 CORE undertook a new tactic aimed at desegregating public
transportation throughout the south. These tactics became know as the "Freedom
Freedom Riders Bus Burned near Anniston, Alabama, 1961 ... rural southern
blacks to embrace civil disobedience as a strategy for regaining their civil rights.
The Freedom Ride took place in 1961. Though the Freedom Ride is well known
in civil rights history, it was not the first time that segregation in transport had ...
Jan 12, 2006 ... In 1961, the Freedom Riders set out for the Deep South to defy Jim Crow laws
and call for change. Their efforts transformed the civil rights ...
Aug 18, 1999 ... To test the president's commitment to civil rights, CORE proposed a new Journey
of Reconciliation, dubbed the "Freedom Ride." The strategy ...