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SFSUORA NGE BUR G NVRWOMEN IN THE MOVEM ENT WHATS IN A NAME SNCCPRINCE EDWARD COUNTY Historical MOMENT S 23456789 1011121314151617 1819202122232425 2627282930313233 3435363738394041 42 444546474849
In 1961 SNCC began expanding its activities from direct-action protests against segregation into other forms of organizing, most notably voter registration. Under the leadership of Bob Moses, SNCC's first voter- registration project was in this city Bob Moses
16 year old black high school girl in Prince Edward County, Virginia, led her classmates in a strike to protest the substandard conditions at Robert Russa Moton High School
This political party was organized to challenge the legitimacy of the white-only US Democratic Party.
This organization invites San Francisco State College to apply for funds to develop programs for teaching black history, art, and culture on campus.
This SNCC member was convicted and imprisoned as a result of the incident. He was convicted of having incited the riot that preceded the shootings
1917 protest organized by the NAACP against lynching
living in exile in Cuba since 1984, she was a part of the black liberation movement, the student rights movement, and the movement to end the war in Vietnam. But is most noted from her involvement with the Black Panther Party
This SNCC organizer is better known for her Freedom Songs that helped lead the movement
This famous lawyer was instrumental using the Prince Edward County case asone of the four cases combined into Brown v. Board of Education, the famous case in which the U.S. Supreme Court, in 1954, officially overturned racial segregation in U.S. public schoolsBrown v. Board of EducationU.S. Supreme Courtracial segregationpublic schools
The main incident that triggered the strike was the suspension of this, part-time English professor and Minister of Education for the Black Panther Party. His suspension was based on his attempt to promote student awareness and militant action against the institution when he called for an armed student revolution on campus.
At a press conference the following day, Governor Robert E. McNair said the event was "one of the saddest days in the history of South Carolina." McNair blamed the deaths on these groups
He studied NVR resistance with Gandhi and returned the U.S. to teach many others about NVR, incldng King
On January 25, 1972, she announced her candidacy for president.