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Freedom Riders


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

Freedom Rides - Black History - HISTORY.com


Over the next few months, several hundred Freedom Riders engaged in similar actions. In September 1961, the Interstate Commerce Commission issued ...

Freedom Rides - King Encyclopedia


During the spring of 1961, student activists from the Congress of Racial Equality ( CORE) launched the Freedom Rides to challenge segregation on interstate ...

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 Crow laws and call for change. Their efforts transformed the civil rights ...

Freedom Rides | American civil rights movement | Britannica.com


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  ...

The Freedom Riders, Then and Now | History | Smithsonian


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  ...

Civil Rights Movement 1955-1965: Freedom Rides - Watson.org


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.

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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 ...

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FREEDOM RIDERS were African American and white protesters, many associated with the Congress of Racial Equality. In 1961, the Freedom Riders traveled ...

Freedom Rides - Congress Of Racial Equality


In 1961, the Civil Rights Movement to end racial segregation was still in its infancy, ... of Racial Equality (CORE) launched the Freedom Rides on 4 May 1961.

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


Freedom Riders Bus Burned near Anniston, Alabama, 1961 ... to challenge Jim Crow segregation in the South by organizing “freedom rides” through the region.

Freedom Rides of 1961 - Civil Rights Movement Veterans


By early '61, the Rock Hill SC sit-in movement has run into a stone wall of racist resistance, and CORE activist Tom Gaither proposes a “Freedom Ride” through ...

Freedom Ride - History Learning Site


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 ...