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In the evening, it was the same as lunch except it was cold." The governor ordered the activists to be kept away from all other inmates and in maximum security cells.With that order given, the Freedom Riders were stuck in the cell for the most part with not a lot to do. They tell us that this singing nourished their sense of unity, purpose and spirits.For much of the 19th century after the American Civil War, the state of Mississippi used a convict lease system for its prisoners; lessees paid fees to the state and were responsible for feeding, clothing and housing prisoners who worked for them as laborers.As it was lucrative for both the state and lessees, as in other states, the system led to entrapment and a high rate of convictions for minor offenses for black males, whose population as prisoners increased rapidly in the decades after the war.He began by mocking the Freedom Ride, being quoted saying, "y’all all a time wanna march someplace. They were denied most basic items, such as pencils and paper or books." In our cells, we were given a Bible, an aluminum cup and a tooth brush.The cell measured 6 × 8 feet with a toilet and sink on the back wall, and a bunk bed.On June 15, 1961 the state government sent the first set of Freedom Riders from Hinds County Prison to Parchman; to make the protesters as uncomfortable as possible, they were put to work on chain gangs.

After the strip searches, Deputy Tyson met the freedom riders and began intimidating them. "When they arrived from Jackson, they were stripped of their clothing, and given a tee shirt and loose-fitting boxer shorts... It was the beginning of many steps to try to intimidate and humiliate the Freedom Riders.

A call went out across the country to keep the Freedom Rides going and "fill the jails" of Mississippi.

At one time, 300 Freedom Riders were imprisoned at Parchman Farm.

The Governor of Mississippi, Ross Barnett, did not permit violence against the protesters, but arrested the riders when they reached Jackson, Mississippi.

By the end of June, 163 Freedom Riders had been convicted in Jackson and many were jailed in Parchman.

After the strip searches, Deputy Tyson met the freedom riders and began intimidating them. "When they arrived from Jackson, they were stripped of their clothing, and given a tee shirt and loose-fitting boxer shorts... It was the beginning of many steps to try to intimidate and humiliate the Freedom Riders.A call went out across the country to keep the Freedom Rides going and "fill the jails" of Mississippi.At one time, 300 Freedom Riders were imprisoned at Parchman Farm.The Governor of Mississippi, Ross Barnett, did not permit violence against the protesters, but arrested the riders when they reached Jackson, Mississippi.By the end of June, 163 Freedom Riders had been convicted in Jackson and many were jailed in Parchman.Violence had engulfed the Riders in Alabama, and the federal government intervened.