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Freedom Riders

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 ...

Freedom Rides - Black History -

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 | American civil rights movement |

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

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 .

Freedom Rides of 1961 - Civil Rights Movement Veterans

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, ...

The Freedom Rides - Congress of Racial Equality rides.htm

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 (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.

Freedom Ride - History Learning Site

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 ...

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 ...

Civil Rights Movement 1955-1965: Freedom Rides -

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 ...

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