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Introduction: How the Freedom Rides Were Born (And What They Mean)

DEREK CHARLES CATSAM

in Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Among several of the contributions to the Civil Rights Movement, the Freedom Rides proved to be one of the most significant. After the Freedom Rides and the Journey of Reconciliation adopted the ... More


Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Derek Charles Catsam

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1961, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and other civil rights groups began organizing the Freedom Rides. The Freedom Riders were volunteers of different backgrounds who travelled on buses ... More


From Sit-Ins to Jail-Ins

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 moves from the student sit-in movement to the 1961 Freedom Ride campaign, which sought to desegregate bus terminal facilities. In doing so, it argues that the period from late 1960 through ... More


Politics and Protest

Yvonne Ryan

in Roy Wilkins: The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143798
eISBN:
9780813144467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143798.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The sit-in protests, launched in Greensboro, NC, in early 1960 and the Freedom Rides of the following year, presented Wilkins with a new paradigm in the fight for freedom as a wave of mass-action ... More


“There was Something Happening”: The Civil Rights Education and Politicization of the Freedom School Students

Jon N. Hale

in The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175685
eISBN:
9780231541824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175685.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The second chapter follows seven students across Mississippi as they came of age and observed iterations of the national civil rights movement as they materialized in their hometowns. Students ... More


“Hallelujah, I'm a Travelin’!”: Freedom Riding through the Old Dominion

DEREK CHARLES CATSAM

in Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Before the Freedom Ride began, a bus company and one of its drivers was fined a hundred dollars each by federal judge William A. Bottle for insisting that Marguerite L. Edwards—an interstate ... More


An Ending and a Beginning

Stephen M. Ward

in In Love and Struggle: The Revolutionary Lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780807835203
eISBN:
9781469617718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807835203.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes an ideological rupture at Correspondence. Debates about the course of the Cuban revolution lead to disagreements over the nature of the working class in America. James and ... More


Ghosts and Great Men

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recalls Harry Golden’s larger involvement in the Civil Rights Movement during its height in the 1960s. It also describes Golden’s coverage of the trial of Otto Adolf Eichmann for Life in ... More


Some Black Broadcasters Spoke Concerning the Civil Rights Movement

Bala J. Baptiste

in Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822062
eISBN:
9781496822116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822062.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The verdict is mixed concerning the extent black broadcasters in the city provided interpretation of issues related to the modern Civil Rights Movement between 1954–1968. The black press, owned by ... More


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