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

www.history.com/topics/black-history/freedom-rides

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  ...

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

May 21, 2017 ... In 1961 CORE undertook a new tactic aimed at desegregating public transportation throughout the south. These tactics became know as the ...

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

The bus passengers assaulted that day were Freedom Riders, among the first of .... Obama was born in August 1961, Singleton notes, just when the riders were ...

www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders

May 16, 2011 ... Freedom Riders is the powerful harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. From May until ...

www.blackpast.org/aah/freedom-rides-1961

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 ...

www.neh.gov/humanities/2011/mayjune/feature/freedom-riders

... nearly 700-page 2006 book Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice provides a biographical dictionary of every Freedom Rider he could find ...

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The history of the Freedom Riders movement. ... When they reached Anniston on 14th May the Freedom Riders were ..... (8) James Farmer, interviewed by C. David Heymann for his book, A Candid Biography of Robert F. Kennedy (1998).

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

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 ... This bravery was not born of ignorance: Person had grown up in the ...