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Ithaca College Student Takes Part in Retracing of Historic Civil Rights Route
By David Maley

ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College freshman Tariq Meyers will be one of 40 college students taking part in a reenactment of the famous Freedom Rides in conjunction with a PBS film commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic episode in the Civil Rights Movement. Meyers will travel by bus for 10 days from Washington, D.C., to New Orleans, as part of an effort to launch a national conversation about the role of civic engagement in today’s democracy. Read more…


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