Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the
segregated southern United States in 1961 and following years to challenge the
Over the next few months, several hundred Freedom Riders engaged in similar
actions. In September 1961, the Interstate Commerce Commission issued ...
During the spring of 1961, student activists from the Congress of Racial Equality (
CORE) launched the Freedom Rides to challenge segregation on interstate ...
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 ...
In U.S. history, a series of political protests against segregation by blacks and
whites who rode buses together through the American South in 1961. In 1946 the
Aug 18, 1999 ... In 1947, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) planned a "Journey of ... The
Freedom Ride left Washington DC on May 4, 1961.
The book, a collection of Etheridge's recent portraits of 80 Freedom Riders
juxtaposed with mug shots from their arrests in 1961, includes interviews with the
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May 26, 2015 ... On December 5, 1960, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in
public transportation was illegal. The case was Boynton versus ...
FREEDOM RIDERS were African American and white protesters, many
associated with the Congress of Racial Equality. In 1961, the Freedom Riders
During the Freedom Rides, SNCC members rode buses through the deep ... In
1961 a group of seven black and six white people, including John Lewis, left ...