Freedom Riders Reflect

October 20, 2003

Ben Cox (on the right, next to fellow Rider Ed Blankenheim) remembers growing up under segregation -- and making a statement against the practice in the 1960's by boarding a bus to Montgomery. The trip was fraught with danger -- and some riders never made it to their destination. Cox and two other Riders recollected before a weekend audience in Urbana.

Story source: WILL

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