freedom ride

noun, often capitalized F&R

Definition of freedom ride

: a ride made by civil rights workers through states of the southern U.S. to ascertain whether public facilities (such as bus terminals) are desegregated

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freedom rider noun

First Known Use of freedom ride

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Freedom ride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/freedom%20ride. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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