The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called the Freedom Riders who creatively challenged segregation in the American South in 1961.
Recollections by David Fankhauser The writer, David Fankhauser, http://biology.clc.uc.edu/Fankhauser, was an activist and member of NAACP 1959-61, and CORE 1960-64. He joined the Freedom Rides...
Hundreds of mug shots, side by side, row by row, fill a movie screen over and over again; young faces, some still in high school, beaten and arrested because they dared to ride a bus or step into a
Freedom Riders were groups of white and African American civil rights activists who participated in Freedom Rides, bus trips through the American South in 1961 to protest segregation in bus terminals