A nineteen-year old Fisk University student, Walker rode a Trailways bus as part of the May 24, 1961 Freedom Ride from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi. He was arrested on 24 May 1961 in Jackson for his participation.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights (Nashville Public Library)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)