Civil Rights

Celebrating the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee: The Engine and Energy of the Civil Rights Movement

April 30, 2010
Celebrating the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee: The Engine and Energy of the Civil Rights Movement

Surely, Martin Luther King had the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in mind when he asserted: “I am convinced that the student movement that was taking place all over the South in 1960 was one of the most significant developments in the whole civil rights struggle. It was no overstatement to characterize these events...
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Freedom Songs and the Civil Rights Movement

April 26, 2010

The freedom songs, lifted from the African American spirituals songs, helped to inspire and transform ordinary black people and their multiracial allies into a moral and social force, commonly known as the Civil Rights Movement. This movement, aided by the freedom songs, changed the structure and character of American society that may never be...
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Freedom Songs and the Civil Rights Movement

April 25, 2010
Freedom Songs and the Civil Rights Movement

The freedom songs, lifted from the African American spirituals songs, helped to inspire and transform ordinary black people and their multiracial allies into a moral and social force, commonly known as the Civil Rights Movement. This movement, aided by the freedom songs, changed the structure and character of American society that may never be...
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