Oral history interview with John Washington, 2001
@ University of Mississippi
DescriptionIn the summer of 1961, the Freedom Riders, a group of mostly young people, both black and white, including John Washington, risked their lives to challenge the system of segregation in interstate travel in the South. The University of Mississippi's Freedom riders oral history project includes interviews recorded in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of that summer.
University of Mississippi. Center for the Study of Southern CultureUniversity of Mississippi. Division of Outreach and Continuing EducationUniversity of Mississippi. William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation
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