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Diane Nash - A leader & strategist of the student wing of the Civil Rights Movement, Diane Nash was a member of the Freedom Riders. She also helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) & the Selma Voting Rights Committee campaign, wh Black History Facts, Black History Month, Black Power, Black Historical Figures, Diane Nash, Might Night, Brave, Freedom Riders, Freedom Fighters

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Diane Nash - Just one of many Freedom Riders...she did other courageous things, too. Plus, she did a lot for us here in/from Nashville

A group of Freedom Riders from Tennessee stands at the door of a Greyhound bus in Birmingham,Ala., waiting for a bus to leave for Montgomery on May (AP Photo/The Tennessean file) Tennessee State University, Freedom Riders, Today In History, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Travel And Leisure, 50th Anniversary, Human Rights, Black History

Mississippi makes Freedom Ride a tourist draw

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) – Next year’s commemoration of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Rides is expected to dwarf any other tourism event the southern state has ever seen…

Freedom Riders hang posters from a bus during one of the trips the group took in 1961 in an effort to end Jim Crow laws. Freedom Riders, Democracy Now, Forms Of Communication, Jim Crow, Us History, History Major, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Black History Month

Freedom Riders Leave from NYC. In 1961, the Freedom Riders set out for the Deep South to defy Jim Crow laws and call for change. They were met by hatred and violence — and local police often refused to intervene. But the Riders' efforts transformed the civil rights movement.

On May renowned documentary photographer Bruce Davidson joined a group of Freedom Riders traveling by bus from Alabama to Mississippi - a perilous journey that resulted in a series of moving images shining a spotlight on the civil rights era. Freedom Riders, Black Bridesmaids, Powerful Images, Documentary Photographers, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Black Kids, Black And White Pictures, Black People

Time of change: Remarkable black-and-white pictures from 1960s bring to life historical events and intimate moments from the civil rights era

On May 25, 1961, renowned documentary photographer Bruce Davidson joined a group of Freedom Riders traveling by bus from Alabama to Mississippi - a perilous journey that resulted in a series of moving images shining a spotlight on the civil rights era.

A MUST-SEE VIDEO: Freedom Riders: The Exchange Student. Current day Jim Zwerg speaks openly about his experience as a Freedom Rider in the South in the early & how he was willing to risk death in order to fight for equal rights for all people. Freedom Riders, Coloured People, We The Kings, American Freedom, Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Movement, Us History, African American History, Black History Month

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Freedom Riders: The Exchange Student

After deciding to participate in the Freedom Rides in May 1961, Jim Zwerg called his parents for support only to be told that he was "killing his father." As...

“When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.” ~ Bayard Rustin (at the center of the 1947 Journey of Reconciliation) Black People, We The People, Freedom Riders, Freedom Fighters, Civil Rights Activists, Racial Equality, Oral History, African American History, Black History

1947 | FREEDOM RIDERS, "THE JOURNEY OF RECONCILIATION" was a form of non-violent direct action to challenge segregation laws on interstate buses in the Southern United States. The two-week journey by 16 men began on April 9, 1947. Sixteen men from the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) took part, seven white and eight black.

Freedom Rider Lucretia Collins Being Interviewed Freedom Riders, The Caged Bird Sings, We The Kings, Native Indian, African American History, Civil Rights, Black Is Beautiful, Photo Library, Royalty Free Photos

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The Freedom Rides of 1961 weren't the only civil rights revolution taking place during this time. Find out what was happening in the Deep South and around the country that made the Freedom Rides necessary. African American Culture, American History, Image Rock, Freedom Riders, By Any Means Necessary, Civil Rights Movement, The Rev, History Books, Black History

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2012 National History Day place winner in Junior Documentary Category. Isaiah Reaves, "Buses Are A Comin: The Story Of The Freedom Rides". Freedom Riders, The Freedom, Civil Rights Leaders, Civil Rights Movement, Life Pictures, King Jr, Before Us, African American History, Martin Luther King

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