James Forman, Executive Secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee [Civil rights pioneer, organizer, and prolific author] and James Baldwin [American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic] in Selma. Freedom Day, 1963.

James Forman, Executive Secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee [Civil rights pioneer, organizer, and prolific author] and James Baldwin [American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic] in Selma. Freedom Day, 1963.

I picked up this 1960s Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Pinback from the original owner. He had gotten it back then - not at a Civil Rights rally but an anti-Vietnam Protest. With the "We Shall Overcome" mantra - it brings to mind the Civil Rights struggle first but he said at his University they were active in both.

I picked up this 1960s Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Pinback from the original owner. He had gotten it back then - not at a Civil Rights rally but an anti-Vietnam Protest. With the "We Shall Overcome" mantra - it brings to mind the Civil Rights struggle first but he said at his University they were active in both.

Radical change is not for the weak-hearted. Why are student protesters of today's campus movements so fearful? Read more about their vulnerability in Todd Gitlin's Op-Ed for NYT. (Photograph of  After a speech by Stokely Carmichael at a 1966 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee rally in Farmville, Va., the crowd sang “We Shall Overcome.”)

Radical change is not for the weak-hearted. Why are student protesters of today's campus movements so fearful? Read more about their vulnerability in Todd Gitlin's Op-Ed for NYT. (Photograph of After a speech by Stokely Carmichael at a 1966 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee rally in Farmville, Va., the crowd sang “We Shall Overcome.”)

James Forman was an American Civil Rights leader active in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Black Panther Party, and the International Black Workers Congress Forman was born on October 4, 1928, in Chicago, Illinois. As an 11-month-old baby, he was sent to live with his grandmother…James Forman was an American Civil Rights leader active in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Black Panther Party, and the International Black Workers Congress Forman was born on…

James Forman was an American Civil Rights leader active in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Black Panther Party, and the International Black Workers Congress Forman was born on October 4, 1928, in Chicago, Illinois. As an 11-month-old baby, he was sent to live with his grandmother…James Forman was an American Civil Rights leader active in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Black Panther Party, and the International Black Workers Congress Forman was born on…

Horace Julian Bond, known as Julian Bond, was a social activist and leader in the American civil rights movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 1960s, he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee ...Horace Julian Bond, known as Julian Bond, was a social activist and leader in the American civil rights movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in…

Horace Julian Bond, known as Julian Bond, was a social activist and leader in the American civil rights movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 1960s, he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee ...Horace Julian Bond, known as Julian Bond, was a social activist and leader in the American civil rights movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in…

No discussion of the Civil Rights Movement would be complete without studying and discussing the work of Diane Nash. Born in 1938 to a middle class, Catholic family in Chicago and raised partially by her grandmother, she initially planned on becoming a nun, but decided instead to enroll in Howard Un...Diane Nash: Co-Founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

No discussion of the Civil Rights Movement would be complete without studying and discussing the work of Diane Nash. Born in 1938 to a middle class, Catholic family in Chicago and raised partially by her grandmother, she initially planned on becoming a nun, but decided instead to enroll in Howard Un...Diane Nash: Co-Founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee — On February 1, 1960, a group of black college students from North Carolina A&T University refused to leave a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina where they had been denied service. Baker left the SCLC after the Greensboro sit-ins. She wanted to assist the new student activists because she viewed young, emerging activists as a resource and an asset to the movement. Miss Baker organized a meeting at Shaw University for the student…

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee — On February 1, 1960, a group of black college students from North Carolina A&T University refused to leave a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina where they had been denied service. Baker left the SCLC after the Greensboro sit-ins. She wanted to assist the new student activists because she viewed young, emerging activists as a resource and an asset to the movement. Miss Baker organized a meeting at Shaw University for the student…

April 15, 1960, about 150 student leaders from 10 states met at Shaw University in Raleigh for the “Southwide Leadership Conference on Nonviolent Resistance to Segregation.” The organization was the beginning of SNCC

April 15, 1960, about 150 student leaders from 10 states met at Shaw University in Raleigh for the “Southwide Leadership Conference on Nonviolent Resistance to Segregation.” The organization was the beginning of SNCC

Kathleen Neal Cleaver, who currently holds an appointment as a senior lecturer and research fellow at Emory University School of Law, has spent her life participating in the human rights struggle. She started alongside her parents in the 1950s civil rights protests in Alabama. By 1966, Kathleen Neal joined the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) where she served in its Campus Program based in Atlanta. She then moved to the San Francisco Ba

Kathleen Neal Cleaver, who currently holds an appointment as a senior lecturer and research fellow at Emory University School of Law, has spent her life participating in the human rights struggle. She started alongside her parents in the 1950s civil rights protests in Alabama. By 1966, Kathleen Neal joined the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) where she served in its Campus Program based in Atlanta. She then moved to the San Francisco Ba

Pinterest
Search