Freedom Riders

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Freedom Riders

The Freedom Riders were civil rights activist that rode interstate buses into the segregated southern united states in 1961

The Freedom Riders were inspired by the journey of reconciliation in 1947. The First Freedom ride began on May 4, 1961.

Freedom RidersBy: Micah Wilkins, Rodreco Rachel, Andrew Lemon, and Malcolm McEwen

The new policies went into effect November 1st, 1961. Passengers were allowed to sit where ever they wanted. Signs stating race ie. white, colored were removed from the terminals.


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