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Sit-Ins and SNCC

The sit-ins were a form of peaceful civil disobedience meant to challenge the segregation of lunch counters across the South. The Greensboro sit-in resulted in a ripple of sit-ins, mostly led and attended by college students, black and white. 313 more words


Who Were Some of the Founding Members of SNCC?

Diane Nash was a student at Fisk University, in Nashville, Tennessee. Originally from an upper middle class in Chicago, Illinois, she moved to the South to immerse herself into black culture and fighting Jim Crow. 465 more words


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Welcome to my blog about the contributions of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC for short) to the Civil Rights Movement. Although SNCC took on many roles during the Civil Rights Movement, this blog will focus on and discuss: 297 more words


Book Trailer, Sit In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down, by Andrea and Brian Pinkney

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. (2009, Dec. 10) Sit In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down . Retrieved from

Summary: In this book trailer for their book… 316 more words

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Decades After Sit-In, South Carolina Seeks to Make Things Right

Clarence H. Graham has been known by many titles in his hometown: Honor student. Vietnam veteran. Social worker. Father. And criminal, for an act that is now considered heroic. 148 more words


Civil Unrest

February means Black History Month, Black History Month means civil rights discussions and remembrance for battles fought, people lost, and societal progress (or the lack thereof). 628 more words

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