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  • ISBN: 9781629795867
  • ISBN: 1629795860
  • Physical Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Hightlights, 2017.

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General Note: Siebert Informational Award, 2018.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence the further south they traveled.
Awards Note:
Siebert Informational Award, 2018.
Subject: African American civil rights workers Biography
Civil rights workers United States Biography
African Americans Civil rights Southern States History 20th century
Civil rights movements Southern States History 20th century
Freedom Rides, 1961
Summary: For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence the further south they traveled.
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