BC: FREEDOM RIDER ARE STILL HISTORY TODAY!
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