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Bus carrying Freedom Riders is fire-bombed on Mother’s Day near Anniston, Alabama
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Whites burn a Freedom Riders' bus near Anniston, Alabama. As they attempted to escape, the group is attacked and beaten by men armed with clubs, bricks, iron pipes, and knives.

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