3 days / 1338 miles / 21 hours 4 minutes
From start to intended destination of freedom rides. 3 days and 1338 miles of new adventures. You too can use Furkot to plan your next road trip.
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riders arrive in Atlanta Georgia on May 13th and leave on May 14th
10:00 am - 89.5 miles / an hour 26 minutes - 10:27 am
on May 14th Klansmen block a bus and slash tires, the bus is then firebombed outside of time. The Klansmen tried to hold the doors shut to try and burn the riders alive.
11:27 am - 64.2 miles / an hour 4 minutes - 12:32 pm
when the bus stops in Birmingham the riders are brutally beat by a mob of Klan members wielding bats pipes and bike chains
1:32 pm - 91.3 miles / an hour 23 minutes - 2:56 pm
a police escort that was provided left at Montgomery city limits. riders are met at a bus stop by a mob wielding bats pipes and bike chains the police allowed the beating to happen
3:56 pm - 243.6 miles / 3 hours 59 minutes - 7:56 pm
buses are protected by police and national guard but riders are arrested for trying to use white only facility's in Jackson
8:56 pm - 72.5 miles / an hour 4 minutes - 10:00 pm