A group of northern idealists active in the civil rights movement. The Freedom Riders, who included both blacks and whites, rode buses into the South in the early 1960s in order to challenge racial segregation. Freedom Riders were regularly attacked by mobs of angry whites and received often belated protection from federal officers.
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In other words, the free thinker defending freedom of thought.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was also an attack on our freedom of expression and way of life.
The more we appease, the more we indulge, the more emboldened the enemies of freedom become.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
No one wants to align with less freedom at a time like this.
The choice between freedom and fear is not difficult when seen with perspective.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
It was a life full of freedom, and I shall never cease to be grateful for it, but I must go home soon and look after my affairs.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Her success increased her confidence in herself and enhanced the boldness and freedom with which she handled her brush.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
If there is everywhere complete economic freedom, then there will ensue in consequence a régime of social justice.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The primal rigidity of the straight line yields later on to the freedom of an organ.Children's Ways|James Sully