freedom rights struggle

the struggle to end segergation

kids risk there lives to end segergation

On May 4, 1961, a group of 13 African-American and white civil rights activists launched the Freedom Rides, a series of bus trips through the American South to protest segregation in interstate bus terminals. The Freedom Riders, who were recruited by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), a U.S. civil rights group, departed from Washington, D.C., and attempted to integrate facilities at bus terminals along the way into the Deep South. African-American Freedom Riders tried to use “whites-only” restrooms and lunch counters, and vice versa. The group encountered tremendous violence from white protestors along the route, but also drew international attention to their cause. Over the next few months, several hundred Freedom Riders engaged in similar actions. In September 1961, the Interstate Commerce Commission issued regulations prohibiting segregation in bus and train stations nationwide
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its still happening today

kids were willing to go to jail to stop freedom rights of theirs still doing this what was the point of all the stuff they went through

how to stop it

Rule 1

Understand the devastating consequences of racism and tribalism. Be prepared to explain those consequences with people

Rule 2

Learn more about the contributions people from different racial groups made to the development of your country

Rule 3

Visit a church that has many members of a different race. Understand how much in common you have with those who are of a different racial background

this may be the last time song (Copyed)

This may be the last time
This may be the last time, children
This may be the last time
May be the last time I don't know


This may be the last time we ever sing together
This may be the last time, children
This may be the last time
May be the last time I don't know


May be the last time we shine together
May be the last time I don't know


This may be the last time we
This may be the last time, children
It may be the last time
May be the last time I don't know
I don't know


I really don't know what tomorrow will bring

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