Tales of Cape Cod presents Reverse Freedom Riders with Gabrielle Emanuel
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Tales of Cape Cod Inc. presents Reverse Freedom Riders with NPR reporter Gabrielle Emanuel Monday September 28 at 7:00 p.m.
NPR Reporter Gabrielle Emanuel presents the Reverse Freedom Riders.
The summer of 1961 was a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement. And that is when black and white activists known as the Freedom Riders set out to integrate bus travel and challenged Jim Crow laws. But what happened a year later has largely been forgotten. That is when Southern segregationists fought back. Their victims were poor African Americans and acclaimed NPR reporter Gabrielle Emanuel of WGBH in Boston has the storyView more
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