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Freedom Riders


Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States in 1961 and following years to challenge the  ...

Freedom Rides - Black History - HISTORY.com


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  ...

Freedom Rides of 1961 - Civil Rights Movement Veterans


On May 4, CORE Director James Farmer leads 13 Freedom Riders (7 Black, 6 white) out ... and activists from the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights.

Freedom Rides (1961) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed


Freedom Riders Bus Burned near Anniston, Alabama, 1961 ... rural southern blacks to embrace civil disobedience as a strategy for regaining their civil rights.

WGBH American Experience . Freedom Riders | PBS


Freedom Riders. The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.

Civil Rights Movement 1955-1965: Freedom Rides - Watson.org


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 ...

Get On the Bus: The Freedom Riders of 1961 : NPR


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 ...

Freedom Rides - King Encyclopedia


The Freedom Rides were first conceived in 1947 when the CORE and the ... In the days following the incident, the riders met King and other civil rights leaders in ...

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Feb 23, 2010 ... Read more at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/The-Freedom -Riders.html In the spring of 1961, black and white civil rights ...
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May 26, 2015 ... Voices of the Civil Rights Movement ... in May of 1961, the Congress of Racial Equality launched a protest - the Freedom Rides of 1961. Civil ...
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In 1961 CORE undertook a new tactic aimed at desegregating public transportation throughout the south. These tactics became know as the "Freedom Rides".

Freedom Rides | American civil rights movement | Britannica.com


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 ...

The Freedom Riders, Then and Now | History | Smithsonian


The bus passengers assaulted that day were Freedom Riders, among the first of more ... is "an amazing addition to the visual history of the civil rights movement.