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THE FREEDOM RIDES It was CORE that initiated the project which gripped the
attention of protest organizations , Southern segregationists , and the society in
general during 1961 . 8 The project was called the Freedom Rides . It was
Freedom Rides , and the NAACP was heavily involved in providing legal services
and financing . After the Freedom Rides small teams of SNCC activists were sent
to organize nonviolent projects in specific communities in Mississippi and ...
For accounts of the Freedom Rides , see James Peck , Freedom Ride ( New York
: Simon & Schuster , 1962 ) ; Howard Zinn , SNCC : The New Abolitionists (
Boston : Beacon Press , 1964 ) , pp . 40 – 61 ; August Meier and Elliott Rudwick ...
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A sociological, mass movement based look at the Civil Rights Mvt and it's constituent alphabet soup parts: NAACP, CORE, SCLC, MIA etc. The interesting thing about this book is the many interviews the ... Read full review
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