Anniston, Alabama May 14,1961Freedom Riders on a Greyhound bus sponsored by the Congress Of Racial Equality (CORE), sit on the ground outside the bus after it was set afire by a group of whites who met the Negro and white group on arrival here in Anniston. After setting the on fire, they attacked the passengers as they were forced to leave the bus by the smoke and flames. Twelve of the Freedom Riders were treated at a local hospital.
November 11th, 2013
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