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Lexington Herald-Leader

Murray Student to Join Freedom Riders on 50th Anniversary
by Merlene Davis, Herald-Leader Columnist

One Kentuckian rode on an integrated bus during the first Freedom Rides of 1961, traveling through the Deep South in an attempt to end the oppressive legal policy of segregation.

Now, as that event is revisited on its 50th anniversary, another Kentuckian will get on the bus, this time to participate in a safe, but unique, learning experience. Read more…


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