Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the
segregated southern United States in 1961 and following years to challenge the
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 Riders Bus Burned near Anniston, Alabama, 1961 ... rural southern
blacks to embrace civil disobedience as a strategy for regaining their civil rights.
The bus passengers assaulted that day were Freedom Riders, among the first of
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Equality launched a protest - the Freedom Rides of 1961. Civil ...
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
Freedom Riders, American civil-rights demonstrators who engaged (1961) in
nonviolent protests against segregation of public interstate buses and terminals
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 ...