Start of Freedom rides anti-racism campaign (27 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
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’Freedom Rides’ organized to defy Southern segregation laws, instigate racial riots. Freedom rides were initiated and launched from Washington, D.C., to protest segregation in interstate commerce.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Start of Freedom rides anti-racism campaign". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 October 2008
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Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s

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