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The Resource Freedom's main line : the journey of reconciliation and the Freedom Rides, Derek Charles Catsam, (electronic resource)

Freedom's main line : the journey of reconciliation and the Freedom Rides, Derek Charles Catsam, (electronic resource)

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Freedom's main line : the journey of reconciliation and the Freedom Rides
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Freedom's main line
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the journey of reconciliation and the Freedom Rides
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Derek Charles Catsam
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eng
Summary
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 throughout the American South to help enforce the Supreme Court ruling that had declared racial segregation on public transportation illegal. In Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides, Derek Catsam shows how the Freedom Rides were crucial in raising awareness among decision makers and in bringing the realities of racial segregation into American homes through nationa
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Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century
Freedom's main line : the journey of reconciliation and the Freedom Rides, Derek Charles Catsam, (electronic resource)
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Freedom's main line : the journey of reconciliation and the Freedom Rides, Derek Charles Catsam, (electronic resource)
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcj3v
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-403) and index
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Contents
Prologue: From Bigger Thomas to Henry Thomas -- Introduction: How the freedom rides were born (and what they mean) -- "We challenged Jim Crow" : the journey of reconciliation and the emergence of direct action civil rights protest in the 1940s -- Erasing the badge of inferiority : segregated interstate transport on the ground and in the courts, 1941-1960 -- "The last supper" : preparing for the freedom rides -- "Hallelujah, I'm a travelin'!" : freedom riding through the Old Dominion -- The Carolinas -- "Blazing Hell" : from Georgia into Alabama -- The magic city : showdown in Birmingham -- "I'm riding the front seat to Montgomery this time" : the students take control -- "We've come too far to turn back" : Montgomery -- Mississippi : "that irreducible citadel of southernism" -- Jailed in : from Jackson City Jail to Parchman Farm -- Conclusion: Legacies of the freedom rides
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