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The Rebel Army

Update 6/8/2020: This missing photo above is due to a link gone dead. I originally linked the image from the Life/Google page where it lived, but it’s no longer there, and I haven’t been able to find it yet. It’s a color photograph of presumably an American soldier who is supposed to be protecting the […]

What They Wore

When the first groups of Freedom Riders were transferred from Jackson jails to Parchman, the state prison in the Delta, the male Riders were made to strip and stand naked for a long time while the guards gawked at them. Once they had been taken to their maximum security cells, they were issued their prison […]