Migrant relocations echo a dark past: Reverse Freedom Rides : Code Switch Recently, Republican governors have been sending migrants from the southern border to cities they deem more liberal under false pretenses. The political stunt echoes what segregationists 1962 called Reverse Freedom Rides. This episode originally aired in December 2019.

Migrant relocations echo a dark past: Reverse Freedom Rides

Migrant relocations echo a dark past: Reverse Freedom Rides

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Recently, Republican governors have been sending migrants from the southern border to cities they deem more liberal under false pretenses. The political stunt echoes what segregationists 1962 called Reverse Freedom Rides. This episode originally aired in December 2019.

Lela Mae Williams and seven of her nine children on arrival in Hyannis. Frank C. Curtin/AP hide caption

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Lela Mae Williams and seven of her nine children on arrival in Hyannis.

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