1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice
By Raymond Arsenault
(Oxford University Press, Paperback, Abridged, 9780199754311, 306pp.)
Publication Date: March 2011
Wednesday markets the 50th anniversary of the start of the Freedom Rides, when an integrated group of Civil Rights activists rode together by bus through the deep South challenging integration. Historian Raymond Arsenault recounts their journey in Freedom Riders. More at NPR.org
NPR Audio Player Requires Flash Upgrade: Please upgrade your plug-in to view this content.