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050 4 _aE185.61 .C295 2009
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090 _aE185.61 .C295 2009
100 1 _aCatsam, Derek Charles.
245 1 0 _aFreedom's Main Line :
_bThe Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides
260 _aLexington :
_bThe University Press of Kentucky,
_c2009.
300 _a1 online resource (437 p.)
490 0 _aeBooks on Demand
490 1 _aCivil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century ;
_vv.CRST
505 0 _aFront cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Introduction; 1. ""We Challenged Jim Crow""; 2. Erasing the Badge of Inferiority; 3. ""The Last Supper""; 4. ""Hallelujah, I'm a Travelin'!""; 5. The Carolinas; 6. ""Blazing Hell""; 7. The Magic City; 8. ""I'm Riding the Front Seat to Montgomery This Time""; 9. ""We've Come Too Far to Turn Back""; 10. Mississippi; 11. Jailed In; 12. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
520 _aIn 1961, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and other civil rights groups began organizing the Freedom Rides. The Freedom Riders were volunteers of different backgrounds who travelled on buses throughout the American South to help enforce the Supreme Court ruling that had declared racial segregation on public transportation illegal. In Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides, Derek Catsam shows how the Freedom Rides were crucial in raising awareness among decision makers and in bringing the realities of racial segregation into American homes through nati
588 _aDescription based upon print version of record.
650 4 _aAfrican Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aAfrican Americans -- Segregation -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aCivil rights demonstrations -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aFreedom Rides, 1961.
650 4 _aSegregation in transportation -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aSouthern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
655 0 _aElectronic books.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aCatsam, Derek Charles
_tFreedom's Main Line : The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides
_dLexington : The University Press of Kentucky,c2009
_z9780813125114
830 0 _aCivil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
856 4 0 _uhttp://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=792130
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