HIS145 Week 2 CivilRightsDiary

HIS145 Week 2 CivilRightsDiary

A “Riders” Perspective

Things are tense, my hands are sweaty and my heart will not stop beating. Heading to New Orleans a place known for its tight segregations laws and policy’s, I am nervous because I am afraid of the violence, comparable to the violence we have experienced in the other cities visited. However, I know I must be strong, I know what I am standing up for is right. Being a “freedom rider” and being on this bus is not an easy thing in 1960
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