Freedom Riders' Portraits
More than 300 Freedom Riders were imprisoned in 1961. Where are they now? Find out in this excerpt from Breach of Peace.
The Oprah Winfrey Show | May 04, 2011
Jean Thompson, Then
Born: January 13, 1942, in Lake Providence, Louisiana. Grew up there and in New Orleans.
Then: Active in New Orleans CORE, along with her sisters, Alice and Shirley. Shirley was arrested at the Trailways station on June 6, 1961.
Printed from Oprah.com on Friday, May 24, 2013
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