It was, in fact, the Kennedy Administration that did not understand. The Riders did not act out of the courage that comes from youthful bravado or a young person’s misplaced belief in her own invincibility. No, theirs was the courage — even at their tender ages —of people who are just fed up.
I don’t have much to add to this article. It is both inspiring and infuriating, but ultimately, it is a stark reminder that young people can make a difference.
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