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CORE members. James Farmer · Gordon Carey. SNCC and Nashville Student Movement ... Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States, in 1961 and subsequent years, ...

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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  ...

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

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-freedom-riders-then-and-now-45351758

The bus passengers assaulted that day were Freedom Riders, among the first of .... Some were active in civil rights groups like the Congress of Racial Equality ...

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Freedom Rides: In U.S. history, a series of political protests against segregation by blacks and whites who rode buses together through the American South in ...

www.npr.org/2006/01/12/5149667/get-on-the-bus-the-freedom-riders-of-1961

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 ...

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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 ...

www.core-online.org/History/freedom%20rides.htm

Sep 4, 2017 ... The first Freedom Ride took place on May 4, 1961 when seven blacks and six whites left Washington, D.C., on two public buses bound for the ...

www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/civilrights-55-65/freeride.html

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 ...