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Whitworth Philosophy Major, Act Six Student Selected for PBS’s “American Experience” Freedom Ride 2011
by Emily Proffitt

Whitworth junior philosophy major Benjameen Quarless is among 40 college students nationwide who have been selected for the 2011 Student Freedom Ride, a 10-day journey May 6-16 that will trace the route taken by the original freedom riders of 1961. The ride will mark the 50th anniversary of the original freedom rides and coincides with the premiere of the film¬†Freedom Riders, to be aired on PBS’¬†American Experience series on Monday, May 16, at 9 p.m. ET. Read more…


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