Fred Shuttlesworth and Freedom Riders

Fred Shuttlesworth, crouching center, and Freedom Riders discuss plans at the Birmingham Greyhound Terminal after drivers refused them service. Freedom Riders are, clockwise from left: Ed Blankenheim (kneeling), Charles Person, Theodore Gaffney, James Peck, Rev. Benjamin Cox, Moses Newson, and Simeon Booker.

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