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 four hundred individuals participated in the Freedom Rides. View a list of
their names and other biographical information below. Choose to see the list of ...
View a list of their names and other biographical information ...
In 1991 he and 4 others were arrested for illegal entry and aiding and .....
Freedom Rider Catherine Burks in Monroe, NC, in August 1961; separated in
The bus passengers assaulted that day were Freedom Riders, among the first of
more than 400 volunteers who traveled throughout the South on regularly ...
On May 4, CORE Director James Farmer leads 13 Freedom Riders (7 Black, 6
white) out of ... Freedom Rider bus burned outside of Anniston AL. ..... Out of
Parchman and Hinds County Jails step young men and women whose names
The Freedom Riders, who were recruited by the Congress of Racial Equality (
CORE), a U.S. civil rights group, departed from Washington, D.C., and attempted
In May, 1961, 13 Freedom Rider volunteers, seven black, six white, and nearly all
young, were recruited by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) to challenge ...
Separate facilities for whites and blacks were the norm in the South, like at this ...
No one had tackled the whole story of the Freedom Riders before Arsenault, and
... Some names you may recognize, like Georgia congressman John Lewis or ...
Jan 12, 2006 ... In 1961, the Freedom Riders set out for the Deep South to defy Jim Crow laws
and call for change. They were met by hatred and violence ...