Auburn Man Recalls 1961 Arrest For Sitting in Wrong Section of Train Station

Sun Journal
May 1, 2011

Gordon Harris is no stranger to a jail cell. He was arrested “time and time” for sticking up for the rights of others. For that work Harris and others will be honored on the Ophrah Winfrey Show May 4. Harris, 73, is one of 400 Freedom Riders, who in 1961 went to the deep south, risking their lives and freedom, to challenge local segregation, or Jim Crow, laws….Read More

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