Skip directly to content

Freedom Riders

Fred Shuttlesworth, crouching center, and Freedom Riders discuss plans at the Birmingham Greyhound Terminal after drivers refused them service. Freedom Riders are, clockwise from left: Ed Blankenheim (kneeling), Charles Person, Theodore Gaffney, James Peck, Rev. Benjamin Cox, Moses Newson, and Simeon Booker.
Courtesy of The Birmingham News. All rights reserved. Used with permission.