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We Were Prepared For The Possibility Of Death/Freedom Riders In The South/1961-1962

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Description:

FBI reports documenting the 1961 attempt, organized by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), to enforce court and administrative rulings integrating interstate public transportation. Interracial groups of civil rights activists planned to ride buses from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, but they met with a great deal of violence.

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