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Freedom Rides

Another contribution that SNCC made to the civil rights movement was done through their participation in the Freedom Rides. The Freedom Rides were originally organized by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) to challenge the lack of enforcement on the desegregation of inter-state travel through the Deep South in 1947, after the Supreme Court ruled on the unconstitutionality in… 684 more words


November 24: Death of John Knox (1572)

Posted at This Day in Presbyterian History:

On November 24, 1572, Scottish clergyman and reformer John Knox died in Edinburgh.

God’s Firebrand Finally Extinguished… 246 more words

Church History

Mandela's Reflections: Discomforts

Some things rest uneasy on the mind: In a pinch, how prepared would I be, for instance, to live by the protocols of nonviolence? And if you extirpate the pinch, how would a commitment to such principles alter my behavior from what it is right now? 521 more words

Nelson Mandela