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Saturday Open Thread | Freedom Riders: History

A 36-year-old Baptist minister from Howard, MO, the Reverend Cordy “C.T.” Vivian was the oldest of the Nashville Riders. A close friend of James Lawson, he had gained the trust of the students involved in the Nashville Movement by participating … Continue reading

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