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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 ...

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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  ...

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6 days ago ... In 1961 CORE undertook a new tactic aimed at desegregating public transportation throughout the south. These tactics became know as the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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The goal of the Freedom Riders was to draw national attention to and incite federal action against the non-enforcement in the segregated south of the Supreme ...

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Jan 26, 2017 ... Freedom Rides, in U.S. history, a series of political protests against segregation by blacks and whites who rode buses together through the ...

www.congressofracialequality.org/freedom-rides.html

He joined the Freedom Rides at 19 years when he was a chemistry student at .... to the Freedom Riders with the purpose of discrediting the demonstration.

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The main purpose was to challenge the laws of segregation in public ... The Freedom Rides starting May 4, 1961, was organized by CORE and the SNCC, ...

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Sep 9, 2011 ... rides varied in location but usually involved buses departing from northeastern states and traveling via interstates to southeastern states.