Federal courts beat: ‘Freedom Riders’ is a stirring exhibit

  • by: Randy Furst , Star Tribune
  • Updated: June 10, 2014 - 7:09 PM

A bus was burned. Protesters were beaten unconscious by racist mobs. But the Freedom Riders who integrated the interstate bus system in the South kept coming until they scored a decisive victory in 1961. It was one of the most important civil rights protests in American history.

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