More than 300 Freedom Riders were imprisoned in 1961. Where are they now? Find out in this excerpt from Breach of Peace.
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Hank Thomas, Then
Born: August 29, 1941, in Jacksonville, Florida. Grew up primarily in St. Augustine, Florida.
Then: Sophomore, Howard University, Washington, D.C. Very active in student movement. One of the original 13 Freedom Riders who left Washington, D.C., on May 4, 1961, and was on the bus firebombed in Anniston, Alabama, on May 14.