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CORE members. James Farmer · Gordon Carey. SNCC and Nashville Student Movement members. Diane Nash · John Lewis · Bernard Lafayette · James Bevel .

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

Sep 4, 2017 ... With the intervention of the U.S. Justice Department, most of CORE's Freedom Riders were evacuated from Birmingham, Alabama to New ...

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CORE director James Farmer defended the motives of the Freedom Riders by stating quite simply that they were merely enforcing the law as laid down by ...

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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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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, ...

www.britannica.com/event/Freedom-Rides

Freedom Rides: In U.S. history, a series of political protests against segregation by blacks and whites who rode buses together through the American South in ...

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 ...

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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 ...