The Freedom Riders: A Local Man Remembers a Turning Point in the American Civil Rights Movement

April 9, 2011

In the Spring of 1961, 50 years ago, a group of civil rights activists boarded buses and headed south to protest racial segregation on the interstates of the Deep South. They were called Freedom Riders, and they drew the ire of the Washington establishment, and the eyes of the nation….Read More

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