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Freedom Riders

In the early 1960's, courageous people from different races, ages, and religions took a stand against racial inequality in the deep south.

Alyssa Rosenberg

on 15 June 2011

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Transcript of Freedom Riders

In May of 1961, two buses filled with courageous people from two different races, traveled to the heart of the deep south to spread their beliefs on anti-segregation through a non-violent protest. The route they took. Brutality, hardship, and struggle Jailed for protesting freedom. Dr. King was a very large supporter of the Freedom Riders By the end of the summer, the protests
had spread to train stations and airports
across the South, and in November, the
Interstate Commerce Commission issued
rules prohibiting segregated transportation
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