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Southern Christian Leadership Conference
An alliance of church-based African American organizations dedicated to ending discrimination
Martin Luther King Jr.
led the new organization
Nonviolent resistance
Pledged to be used in the SCLC's protests
Sit-ins
Demonstrators protest by sitting down in a location and refusing to leave
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
A loose associated of student activists form throughout the South
Congress of Racial Equality
northern-based civil rights group that hoped to launch new nonviolent protests against racial discrimination
Freedom Rider
Planned to be sent to draw attention to violations of the Supreme Court ruling
T. Eugene Connor
Birmingham's city commissioner,blamed the Freedom Riders for violence
Diane Nash
Explained the SNCC's reason for refusal to comply with the president's request
James Meredith
An African American applicant who made it into the University of Mississippi
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
An alliance of church-based African American organizations dedicated to ending discrimination
Martin Luther King Jr.
led the new organization
Nonviolent resistance
Pledged to be used in the SCLC's protests
Sit-ins
Demonstrators protest by sitting down in a location and refusing to leave
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
A loose associated of student activists form throughout the South
Congress of Racial Equality
northern-based civil rights group that hoped to launch new nonviolent protests against racial discrimination
Freedom Rider
Planned to be sent to draw attention to violations of the Supreme Court ruling
T. Eugene Connor
Birmingham's city commissioner,blamed the Freedom Riders for violence
Diane Nash
Explained the SNCC's reason for refusal to comply with the president's request
James Meredith
An African American applicant who made it into the University of Mississippi
Laurie Pritchett
Was prepared for demonstrations; arranged to fill all the jails in the surrounding areas with protesters
Medgar Evers
Killed by a white assassin
Civil Rights of 1964
banned discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
Robert Moses
Selected McComb to be the site of his first effort to register black voters
Council of Federated Organizations
Established to coordinate voter registration projects
Twenty-fourth Amendment
Banned the payment on university campuses in northern states
Andrew Goodman
A college student from New York, arrived in Mississippi on June 20
disappeared, found six weeks later buried in an earthen dam
James Chaney
disappeared, found six weeks later buried in an earthen dam
Micahel schwerner
disappeared, found six weeks later buried in an earthen dam
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Formed its own delegation
Fannie Lou Hamer
An African American who had lost her job an her house when she registered to vote in 1963 among the MFDP delegates
Voting Rights Act of 1965
put the entire registration process under federal control
James Farmer
Explained, "We no longer are a tight fellowshiop of a few dedicated advocates of a brilliant new method of social change. We are now a large family spawned by the union of the method-oriented pioneers and the righteously indignant ends-oriented militants."
Nation of Islam
People who were attracted to the views of African American organizations
Elijah Muhammad
Becase the leader of the Nation of Islam
Malcolm X
A charismatic young minister who claimed, "Any Negro who teachers other Negroes to turn the other cheek is disarmingthat Negro of his natural right to defend himself."
Stokely Carmichael
"What you want is the nation to be upset when anybody is killed... It's almost like, for this to be recognized, a white person must be killed. Well, what does that say?"
Black Power
movement called for black serparatism
Bobby Seale
Worked at an antipoverty center in Oakland, California
Huey Newton
Worked at an antipoverty center in Oakland, California