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VOICES OF FREEDOM Legendary Freedom Riders Speak on Their Triumphs
March 17, 2012 at 3 pm
The National Society of Black Engineers Rose-Hulman Chapter
$5 admission without Rose-Hulman ID Three of the original Freedom Riders from Nashville, Tennessee will present Their experiences as part of the American Civil Rights Movement Details of the Freedom Riders protests A sit-in reenactment Gilbert Holmes, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union—Indiana will follow with a presentation on what we can do to stand up for our rights today. What are Freedom Riders? The Freedom Riders were people who rode buses from state to state in protest of Jim Crow laws in violation of Supreme Court rulings desegregating buses, waiting rooms, and restaurants for interstate travel. Many Freedom Riders were college students and faced consequences from their institutions.
Location: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Myers Presentation Room [M137]
5500 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, Indiana
For More Information Contact: Grace Johnson-Bann (615) 310 –5830 firstname.lastname@example.org