(P) Freedom riders encountered more violence then peace. They were attacked and beaten.
Freedom Riders waiting at bus terminal.
The 13 original freedom riders left Washington to go to New Orleans to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education.
Their plan was to ride through Virginia, the Carolina's, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, ending with a rally in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Solidarity is unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group.
(P) Thanks to freedom riders, Robert Kennedy petitioned the ICC making segregation illegal in interstate travel. (Tondeur)
National Freedom Riders day.
Freedom Riders waiting to aboard the bus.
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