In 1961, men and women of all ages, races and cultures joined together to stand up for equality and alter the course of history. Oprah reunites 178 of these brave Americans—the Freedom Riders—50 years later.
The cameras keep rolling as Oprah continues her conversation with the Freedom Riders. Watch these never-before-seen clips!
Freedom Riders 101
Jim Crow laws, the Cold War...learn more about issues facing America during the Freedom Ride movement.
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From Washington, D.C., to the Deep South, find out what happened along the original routes.
The ride begins now »
Then and Now
Hundreds of Freedom Riders were arrested and imprisoned in Mississippi. Look back at 15 moving mug shots. Plus, find out what Riders did after their release in this excerpt from Breach of Peace. Portraits of courage »
Celebrating Freedom Riders