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Instead, CORE kept sending Freedom Riders into Mississippi, hundreds of them, determined to "fill the prisons" if that's what it would take.

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In fact, when they arrived in Jackson, they were arrested and - as part of a deal with Bobby Kennedy - sentenced not to jail, but to the state's maximum security prison in Parchman, Mississippi, which the governor figured would deter future riders.

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Mississippi ICE Raids Separate Mom From Her Breastfeeding Baby Girl

America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a coalition of actors, writers and leaders in penning a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S. Latinos in the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, and an immigration raid in Mississippi.

The Freedom Riders were allowed to continue, departing Montgomery bound for Jackson, Mississippi with an escort of armed Alabama National Guard soldiers aboard.

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But once they reached the Mississippi border, they were handed over to that state's National Guard and nobody knew what would happen.

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Wonderful reporting from @HenryGrabar , who went to Mississippi to document the week after the biggest immigration raids in a decade. A must read.

#Mississippi man charged with setting woman on fire, kidnapping child

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@NWSMemphis has Issued an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Eastern Poinsett County in Eastern Arkansas, Southwestern Mississippi County in Eastern Arkansas. #arwx  #mowx  #mswx  #tnwx 

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People who support high levels of low-skilled immigration often claim that immigrants do work that native-born residents won’t. The facts surrounding the ICE raids in Mississippi show how untrue that claim is, @henryolsenEPPC  writes.

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Mississippi Clarion-Ledger: "ICE raid separates 4-month-old baby from breastfeeding mom"

After @ICEgov  recently removed illegal immigrants working at Koch Foods’ plants in Mississippi, Americans are applying for the open jobs.

Little girl sobs for her father after he was taken during the Mississippi ICE raids. She pleads for him to be let go: "I need my dad."

When 600 agents were making a show of arresting 680 undocumented immigrants working at Mississippi processing plants, did anyone bother to arrest the employers? Or did they leave them undisturbed in the back room counting their money?

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is doing a GREAT JOB for the people of Mississippi and fully supports our #MAGA  Agenda. Cindy is tough on Crime, Strong on the Border and Illegal Immigration....

Fifty-eight years ago this week, I was released from Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman Farm, after being arrested at the bus station in Jackson, Mississippi for using a so-called "white" restroom during the Freedom Rides. #GoodTrouble 

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The abortion bans in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Mississippi are appalling attacks on women's lives and fundamental freedoms. Women's rights are human rights. We will not go back.

I stand with the women in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri, and everywhere, who have the right to decide what happens to their bodies, as we all do.

57 years ago today I was released from Mississippi State Penitentiary, better known as Parchman, after being arrested in the Jackson, MS bus station for using a so-called "white" restroom during the Freedom Rides. #goodtrouble 

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Right now in Mississippi, gay people can be refused service, and trans people can be refused treatment. Mississippi, you deserve better.

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