Articles, news, campaigns and events about Freedom Ride
Nov 26, 2013, 2:16pm Lucas Johnson
More than 70 years after sparking the Freedom Ride movement, the Fellowship of Reconciliation invites you to join us for along the route of a modern-day Freedom Ride in North Carolina and Tennessee next month. You will learn firsthand from civil...
Nov 11, 2013, 6:42pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
Nov 11, 2013, 6:40pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
Nov 11, 2013, 6:37pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
Nov 11, 2013, 6:32pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
Feb 29, 2012, 12:58pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
Jul 1, 2011, 1:01pm Mark Johnson
Is freedom really free?Some view the beginning of this month as time to recognize our country’s fight to obtain its independence, and/or for time off to enjoy barbecue and lemonade. The general thought is that freedom must still be fought...
May 24, 2011, 7:26am George Houser
A few days ago, I returned from a Chicago trip as a participant on the Oprah Winfrey show, along with some 180 Freedom Riders. It was the 50th anniversary of the well-publicized 1961 Freedom Ride. It was a fascinating occasion, not only to see how...
Jan 3, 2011, 2:57pm Jerry Elmer
I heard a piece last week on WGBH, the Boston NPR station, about a project in which 40 college students from across the country will be selected to re-trace this spring the route of the “First Freedom Ride” that was held exactly 40 years...