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One of a group of civil rights activists in the early 1960s who rode buses through parts of the southern United States for the purpose of challenging racial segregation.
freedom ride n.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US a person who participated, esp in the 1960s, in an organized tour, usually by public transport in the South, in order to protest against racism and put federal laws on integration to the test
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|Noun||1.||freedom rider - one of an interracial group of civil rights activists who rode buses through parts of the South in order to protest racial segregation|
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