For the 50th Anniversary
Reunion of the Freedom Rides in 2011, see other web sites (as below.)
the 40th Anniversary Reunion of the Freedom Riders, this site preserves the history of, and the research prepared
for, the 40th Reunion, held at Tougaloo College, Jackson Mississippi, on Veterans Day, November, 2001 (just days
after the 9-11-2001 terrorist attach on the US World Trade Center.)
See particularly the Proclamation by the then-Governor of Mississippi, Ronnie Musgrove, issued at the request
of the 40th Anniversary Reunion Committee, based on a text prepared by the Chair of the Reunion, Carol Ruth Silver.
Contributions made on this web site are tax deductible
and will be used for the 50th Anniversary Reunion of the Freedom Riders in 2011, and beyond, to honor the deeds
and the memory of the Freedom Riders.
the 2011 commemoration of the 50 years since the 1961 Freedom Rides, there are numerous web sites, blogs, videos, events,
and activities. See, for example, the PBS Special airing 16 May 2011, www.pbs.org/freedomriders , and the 22 May 2011 Jackson, Mississippi gathering of the Freedom Riders, http://ms50thfreedomridersreunion.org.