This article is about the civil rights activists. For the consciousness-raising action
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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 ... Freedom Rides, in U.S. history, a series of political protests against segregation
by blacks and whites who rode buses together through the ...
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
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom ... 50
Years Later: Recreating The Rides My American Experience: Share Your ...