Diane Nash. One of the bravest and most inspiring leaders of the Civil Rights Movement

Diane Nash. One of the bravest and most inspiring leaders of the Civil Rights Movement

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Diane Nash - A leader & strategist of the student wing of the Civil Rights Movement, Diane Nash was a member of the Freedom Riders. She also helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) & the Selma Voting Rights Committee campaign, which helped blacks in the South to vote & have political power. A bright, focused, utterly fearless woman, with an unerring instinct for the correct tactical move at each increment of the crisis; a leader, with flawless instincts.

Diane Nash - A leader & strategist of the student wing of the Civil Rights Movement, Diane Nash was a member of the Freedom Riders. She also helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) & the Selma Voting Rights Committee campaign, which helped blacks in the South to vote & have political power. A bright, focused, utterly fearless woman, with an unerring instinct for the correct tactical move at each increment of the crisis; a leader, with flawless instincts.

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Diane Nash was a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in 1960. Nash was also one of the organizers who brought MLK, Jr. to Montogomery, Alabama to support the Riders.

Diane Nash was a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in 1960. Nash was also one of the organizers who brought MLK, Jr. to Montogomery, Alabama to support the Riders.

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Diane Nash (far right) was the key strategist behind the first successful campaign to desegregate lunch counters in Nashville, leader of the Nashville Student Freedom Ride campaign to desegregate interstate travel, and a founder of both the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Selma Voting Rights Campaign.

Diane Nash (far right) was the key strategist behind the first successful campaign to desegregate lunch counters in Nashville, leader of the Nashville Student Freedom Ride campaign to desegregate interstate travel, and a founder of both the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Selma Voting Rights Campaign.

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Ella baker had lots of awards and achievements,she became one of the leading figures in the civil rights movement in the 1950's and the 1960's. After she went to the university of Raleigh in north Carolina she got and completed her bachelors degree in 1927. Finally her life and accomplishments were all put together and filmed in the documentary fundi called the story of Ella baker.

Ella baker had lots of awards and achievements,she became one of the leading figures in the civil rights movement in the 1950's and the 1960's. After she went to the university of Raleigh in north Carolina she got and completed her bachelors degree in 1927. Finally her life and accomplishments were all put together and filmed in the documentary fundi called the story of Ella baker.

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Diane Judith Nash (born May 15, 1938) was a leader and strategist of the student wing of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.

Diane Judith Nash (born May 15, 1938) was a leader and strategist of the student wing of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.

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Diane Nash singing with demonstrators in front of a Nashville police station.br/Credit: The Nashville Tennessean

Diane Nash singing with demonstrators in front of a Nashville police station.br/Credit: The Nashville Tennessean

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WGBH American Experience . Freedom Riders . People . Diane Nash | PBS
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