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In this lesson, we will discuss the Freedom Riders, an interracial group of blacks and whites who sought to desegregate America's public bus...

Freedom Riders | TIME For Kids


Jan 13, 2012 ... Freedom Riders. In the 1950s and early '60s, blacks and whites could not sit together, drink from the same water fountains or use the same ...

Freedom Rides of 1961 - Civil Rights Movement Veterans


On May 4, CORE Director James Farmer leads 13 Freedom Riders (7 Black, 6 white) out of Washington ... Freedom Rider bus burned outside of Anniston AL.

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 ... nonviolent response to the waiting mob — if, in fact, the mob existed.

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


Following the momentum of student-led sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina and Nashville, Tennesssee in early 1960, an interracial group of activists, led by ...

Civil Rights - Freedom Riders Remember Their Fight to ... - AARP


May 3, 2011 ... Meet 10 Freedom Riders and read, in their own words, about their fight ... South to dramatize the fact that the law of the land went unenforced.

Freedom Rides | New Georgia Encyclopedia


Known thereafter as the Freedom Rides, the protests galvanized national support for civil rights reforms and compelled federal engagement in the African ...

10 Facts about the Freedom Riders » Almanac » Surfnetkids


10 Facts about the Freedom Riders. November 12, 2013 0 Comments. John L. LeFlore and Freedom Riders. The Freedom Riders were a very brave group ...

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


Nonetheless, it remained a fact of life in buses, trains, and terminals throughout the South. In May, 1961, 13 Freedom Rider volunteers, seven black, six white, ...

Freedom Ride - History Learning Site


The so-called Upper Southern states reacted very negatively to the fact that the ... CORE director James Farmer defended the motives of the Freedom Riders by ...

Freedom Riders: US History for Kids *** - United States History for kids


Find a summary, definition and facts about the Freedom Riders for kids. United States history and the Freedom Riders. Interesting facts about the Freedom ...