the freedom rides - The Freedom Rides The first freedom...

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The Freedom Rides The first freedom ride took place on May4, 1961. When seven blacks and six whites left Washington, D.C., on two public buses bound for the Deep South. The reason was to test the Supreme Court law, which declared segregation. The documentary “Freedom riders” is a very interesting and shows real stories that happened in the past. It shows how other races suffered from segregation and racism everywhere. They suffered in restaurants, as they weren’t allowed to sit with white. As well, segregation on the bus; they have to sit in the back of the bus. They weren’t allowed to sit in the front. The front was always for white people. This documentary brings real story and events that occurred in the history of the United States of America. The other races suffered from violent reactions and unwelcomed messages. These races decided to move and defense themselves. They weren’t violent, but they formed some groups and so many youth and teenagers joined. As in the first few weeks after the
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course HIST 25B taught by Professor Wayne during the Spring '11 term at Pasadena City College.

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