Chapter 38- April 15, 2011

Chapter 38- April 15, 2011 - Chapter 38- April 15, 2011 Apr...

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The Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode Greyhound buses to try and integrate the inter-state bus system Kennedy sent federal marshals in 1961 to make sure that the riders were not hurt Oxford, Mississippi is home of the University of Mississippi James Meredith enrolled in the school and was accepted Ross Barnett was the Governor of Mississippi who opposed Meredith and did not want to let him into the school They would not allow him in when they realized he was black Federal Marshals were sent to accompany him to classes The University of Alabama , in Tuskaluscka , had a women enroll there and the same thing happened as did with Meredith Bull Connor was the police chief of Birmingham, Alabama Ordered his men to use ±rehouses and Germansheperds Leads to Kennedy proposing the Civil Rights bill Medgar Evers was the head of the NAACP and was assassinated in 1963 Fellow clergymen told MLK to just "wait", but MLK said that they needed to
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