May 15, 1961
The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, center, and Freedom Riders discuss plans at the Birmingham, Ala., Greyhound terminal, after drivers refused to carry them any farther. Later, the riders caught a plane out of Birmingham to New Orleans. Surrounding Shuttlesworth, clockwise from left: Ed Blankenheim, kneeling, Charles Person, Ike Reynolds, James Peck, the Rev. Benjamin Cox and two unidentified Freedom Riders.