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CWU Celebrates MLK Jr.: ‘Freedom Ride’ documentary screening

January 15, 2014 @ 8:00 AM

Free and open to the public

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. will run continuously all day The first Freedom Ride took place on May 4 1961 when seven blacks and six whites left Washington D.C. on two public buses bound for the Deep South. They intended to test the Supreme Court’s ruling in Boynton v. Virginia (1960) which declared segregation in interstate bus and rail stations unconstitutional.

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Date:
January 15, 2014
Time:
8:00 AM
Cost:
Free and open to the public
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