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Retracing the Freedrom Rides

Air date 07/26/11

Each summer, Operation Understanding DC travels with a group of Jewish and African American youth. Their three week journey retraces the historic Freedrom Rides of the 1960's. The group the recently passed through Mississippi. Program director, Aaron Jenkins, tells MPB's Daniel Cherry why retracing those historic steps is so important for the youth of Operation Understanding.

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