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The Freedom Riders: The Courage of the Greatest Youth Generation

May 7, 2011
The Freedom Riders: The Courage of the Greatest Youth Generation

Fifty years ago, 14 black students from Tennessee State University were beaten and arrested during the Freedom Rides that helped integrate the South. For their courage, they were expelled from school, and informed of that decision by letter while still jailed in Mississippi. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides. Read...
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