Civil Rights Movement. Strategies & Protesting. Making Their Mark. Southern Leadership Christian Conference (SCLC) Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACP National Urban League Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
Civil Rights Movement
3 SNCC Members hold a sit-in at
A Mississippi Lunch Counter in May
1963, the crowd reacts.
They tossed a fire bomb
into the bus and beat the fleeing
Local hospitals refused to treat the
The nation & the justice dept. were
Protesters were jailed and a
pregnant woman was severely
The local govt. saw there defiance
of federal laws as the lands last
stand against desegregation
A violent confrontation between
Students and deputies developed
and 160 deputies were injured
28 by gunfire over the next year.
Peaceful protesters being
attacked by fire hoses, police
dogs, and batons
James Chaney. Michael Schwerner
and Andrew Goodman were missing
for six weeks before their bodies