One of the most poignant examples of racism in transportation was the Freedom Rides. Courage Under Fire displays Joseph Postiglione’s photography which captured the violence that Freedom Riders experienced in Anniston, Alabama on May 14, 1961. The images made Alabama synonymous with violent resistance to desegregation during the course of the American Civil Rights Movement.
Learn about The American Civil Rights Movement and its significance
for the progress of human rights across the world.