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CORE Sponsors Freedom Rides, 1961

The Congress of Racial Equality sponsors a group of Freedom Riders who test desegregation policies and document the violence they endure.

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    May 1961
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    Front page
  • Copyright

Before explaining the civil rights challenges ahead, editor Jim Peck notes that The New York Post favorably compared CORE's goals to those of the United States in the international space race.

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