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Looking Black On Today In 1961, The Freedom Riders Take First Ride To The South To Fight Racial Injustices

By Blackthen

The Freedom Riders left Washington on May 4, 1961 and traveled without incident across Virginia and North Carolina. They encountered violence for the first time at the bus terminal in Rock Hill, South Carolina when several young white males beat black riders who attempted to use a “whites only” …read more

Source: Black Then

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