The Freedom Rides: Nashville Steps Up

An unidentified Freedom Rider is told to leave a segregated white waiting room at a bus depot in Jackson, Mississippi, May 26, 1961. Express Newspapers / Getty Images

When Nashville college students picked up where CORE riders stopped, they were eventually incarcerated in Mississippi. Yet more riders kept coming. Tune in to learn more about this major victory for the Civil Rights movement in this follow-up episode.

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