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LA Times Article

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Taking a Trip Into History with the Freedom Riders
By Sandy Banks

The Freedom Ride movement tends to get short shrift in history books. There was no single big-name leader, no symbolic murdered martyr. It was an exercise in courage and cooperation by young people with nothing personal to gain and little in their backgrounds in common. Read more…