Freedom Riders Park Anniston Alabama http://apr.org en Ground is Broken for Freedom Riders Park http://apr.org/post/ground-broken-freedom-riders-park <p>Crews broke ground on a park aimed at illustrating the violence as well as the hope embodied following a 1961 attack on civil rights workers.</p><p>The Anniston Star reports (http://bit.ly/RMX0Eh) that the groundbreaking was held Thursday at Freedom Riders Park in the Anniston area.</p><p>The park commemorates a brutal attack on civil rights activists 51 years ago and the progress made since then.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 16:27:30 +0000 The Associated Press 19502 at http://apr.org Ground is Broken for Freedom Riders Park