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Jackson, MS

Credit: Associated Press

Jackson, Mississippi is the endpoint for the vast majority of Freedom Rides during the summer of 1961. Jackson police routinely arrest groups of Freedom Riders at the local bus terminals, airport and train stations, not under local or state segregation laws, but on the formal charges of incitement to riot, breach of peace, and failure to obey a police officer.

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