diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Circular political pin-back button; black background with white lettering, and white background with black lettering; "FREEDOM / NOW / CORE" (top half black, bottom half white)
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
crimp: two union seals in black lettering
Starting in 1961, the Freedom Ride CORE organized dozens of trips to the Deep South by Northern students and Civil Rights activists. The goal of these trips was to protest the racial segragation in the Southern United States.
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