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Twelve Days in May : Freedom Ride 1961 / Larry Dane Brimner.

By: Brimner, Larry Dane.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, 2017Copyright date: �2017Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1629795860 :; 9781629795867 :.Subject(s): African American civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Southern States -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature | Freedom Rides, 1961 | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights demonstrations -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century | Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 973 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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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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