Local Freedom Riders observe the 50th anniversary of their historic bus journey that tested segregation laws in the deep South.
Freedom Rider, Paul Green, 72, poses for a portrait as he holds arrest photos from 1961 at his Washington, D.C., residence on May 31, 2011. Green took part in the cause to challenge segregated transportation in the South. He was a graduate student at Cornell University at the time. Matt McClain/For The Washington Post Buy Photo