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freedom rider


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Noun freedom rider has 1 sense
  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
    --1 is a kind of
    civil rights leader, civil rights worker, civil rights activist

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Term: Freedom Rider

Definition: A term referring to activists who took part in the Freedom Rides, a series of integrated bus trips through the southern United States in the 1960s, protesting racial segregation.

1. Noun - Activist

Sense: An individual who participated in the Freedom Rides to protest against racial segregation.

Example Sentence: The freedom riders risked their lives to advocate for civil rights and equality.

2. Noun - Bus Trip

Sense: A bus journey undertaken by activists to challenge racial segregation laws in the southern United States.

Example Sentence: The group organized a freedom ride from Montgomery to Jackson, defying racial segregation laws.

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