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Freedom Riders

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FC: Freedom Riders By Brianna Carter

1: Freedom Riders rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern United States to test the United States Supreme Court decision.

2: . | The Riders consisted of African Americans and whites together riding various forms of public transportation in the South to challenge local laws or customs that enforced segregation.

3: Boynton v. Virginia had outlawed racial segregation in the restaurants and waiting rooms in terminals serving buses that crossed state lines.

4: Bus set on fire by mob outside of Anniston, Alabama

5: The hospitalized Freedom Riders, most of whom had been refused care, were kicked out of the hospital at 2 AM because the staff feared the mob outside the hospital

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brianna carter
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  • Title: Freedom Riders
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  • Published: about 9 years ago