Remembering the ‘Freedom Riders,’ 60 years later

Source WGN TV
Original Load Date May 4, 2021, 11:01 p.m.
Last Updated May 4, 2021, 11:01 p.m.
Original URL https://wgntv.com/news/cover-story/remembering-the-freedom-riders-60-years-later/

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The freedom to sit where you want or to use any bathroom you choose wasn’t always an option for Blacks when traveling. In 1955, Rosa Parks helped integrate the Montgomery, Alabama bus system when she refused to give up her seat. But interstate bus travel remained segregated in the south until the F...