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 ...
In 1961 CORE undertook a new tactic aimed at desegregating public
transportation throughout the south. These tactics became know as the "Freedom
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 ...
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
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.
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
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 ...
May 3, 2011 ... Freedom Riders preparing to board a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, May 24, ...
1961, on a Freedom Ride in two buses bound for New Orleans.
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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 ...