One of the strategies used by the freedom riders were sit ins. Sit INS is an action defined as one or more people occupying an area for protest. They just sat in a segregated bar or lunch counters. The Freedom...
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All in all the Freedom Rides were a major part in the success of the Civil Rights Movement. The Freedom Riders were one of the few groups to go in and face the segregated south. Their historic and remarkable actions are inspirational to those who live today. The Civil Rights Movement was very successful due to the help from the Freedom Riders. All it took was to see African Americans to put their own lives in danger and for white people to use them as punching bags. Lastly, Racism is still going on today and there is still the Bull Connors of it as well. God created everyone in his own image so we are all made equal. Everyone should be treated equally. It is very sad to see the Freedom Riders walk away with very serious injuries but that’s what they had to do. The Freedom Riders are an inspiration to everyone living today.
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