Boynton V Virginia

Apartheid In Africa
Apartheid In Africa
Apartheid In Africa Apartheid was a long shadow in the history of South Africa. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in t
Freedom Ride
Freedom Ride
Freedom Ride The purpose of the Freedom Ride was to test the United States Supreme Court decision Boynton v. Virginia in 1960. The decision said that it was unconstitutional to have segregation in interstate bus and rail stations. The first Freedom Ride began on May 4, 1961. A group of seven blacks and six whites from a group called CORE decided to see test the Supreme Court Decision. They planned a trip from Washington, DC on Greyhound and Trailway buses. Their plan was to ride through Virgini