April 9th, 1947
The Journey of Reconciliation, the first interracial Freedom Ride begins through the upper South in violation of Jim Crow laws. The riders wanted enforcement of the United States Supreme Court s 1946 Irene Morgan decision that banned racial segregation in interstate travel. event on April 09, 1947.
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Events around April 09, 1947
|April 8th, 1947||Birth||Tom DeLay, American politician|