The Freedom Rides: Australia Takes Note


Charles Perkins meets a supporter of the Aboriginal Freedom Ride, NSW, February 1965.  The Sydney Morning Herald / Fairfax Media via Getty Images
Charles Perkins meets a supporter of the Aboriginal Freedom Ride, NSW, February 1965. The Sydney Morning Herald / Fairfax Media via Getty Images

The final part of this series takes place in Australia, where students were inspired by the Freedom Rides and protested discrimination against Aborigines. Tune in to learn how the group tried to break down racial barriers and empower local Aborigines.

Topics in this Podcast: 20th century, Civil Rights Movement, Australian history, Freedom Rides, Freedom Riders, segregation, civil rights, black history