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Image by Danny Lyon (Civil Rights Series), used on this poster for a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee NOW 1963

Kwame Ture (born Stokely Carmichael; June 29, 1941 – November 15, 1998) was a Trinidadian-American black activist active in the 1960s American Civil Rights Movement. He rose to prominence first as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) later as the "Honorary Prime Minister" of the Black Panther Party. Initially an integrationist, Carmichael later became affiliated with black nationalist and Pan-Africanist movements.  He popularized the term "Black Power".

June 1941 – November was a Trinidadian-American black activist active in the American Civil Rights Movement. He rose to prominence first as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

"Sometimes It's Okay To Break The Law" and they did. #US History and Civil Rights Movement                                                                                                                                                     More

trebled-negrita-princess: “deenoverdami: “essentialisinvisible: “Black man drinking at white only fountain, ca 1964 – by Cecil Williams. ” Yall act like racism ended thousands of years ago. But my dad is older than this damn picture. ” Not a single.

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.

7 Of The Most Unrecognized Women in Black History

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, wh

One of high school student Taylor Washington's numerous arrests is immortalized as he yells while passing before me. The photograph became the cover of SNCC's photo book, The Movement, and was reproduced in the former Soviet Union in Pravda, captioned "Police Brutality USA."

One of high school student Taylor Washington's numerous arrests is immortalized as he yells. The photograph became the cover of SNCC's photo book, The Movement, and was reproduced in the former Soviet Union in Pravda, captioned "Police Brutality USA.

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An African-American Woman Being Carried by the Police During a Civil Rights Protest:  A Proud Heritage: Photos From the Civil Rights Movement

An African American woman being carried to police patrol wagon during demonstration in Brooklyn, New York in Photo credit: If anyone knows who the photographer was, please let us know. — in Brooklyn, New York.

9 Powerful Photos Of Civil Rights Activists In Training

9 Powerful Photos Of Civil Rights Activists In Training

These are photos of a civil rights activist in training to face the physical pain she would have to go through for fighting for her freedom.

Jon Lewis was 23 when he was selected to be a featured speaker at the March on Washington. He was arrested scores of times during the civil rights movement and was badly beaten during a 1961 freedom ride protesting the segregation of interstate buses and at a 1965 march in Selma, Ala. Both events would prove to be turning points in the struggle for racial equality

Jon Lewis was 23 when he was selected to be a featured speaker at the March on…

Free Connie Tucker - JOMO Circa1970 button.Black Panther Party SNCC Civil Rights

Free Connie Tucker - JOMO Circa1970 button.Black Panther Party SNCC Civil Rights

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John Lewis, a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee who had planned to call the civil rights bill "too little, too late" at the 1963 March on Washington, shown on April 16, 1964. Photo by Marion S. Trikosko, U.S. News and World Report.

John Lewis, a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) who had planned to call the civil rights bill "too little, too late" at the 1963 March on Washington, shown on April Photo by Marion S. Trikosko, U. News and World Report.

MALCOLM X: SPEECH TO SNCC CIVIL RIGHTS WORKERS (January 1, 1965)

One of the causes of our ailments in this part of the world is our lack of exposure to truth during the four hundred years that we’ve been here.

Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine In 1958, LIFE's Paul Schutzer photographed activist Daisy Bates (fourth from left) as she posed in front of the U.S. Supreme Court with members of the Little Rock Nine. Standing tall and proud in front of the highest court in the land, these civil rights pioneers assert their identities as Americans worthy of all every protection under the law.

Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine In LIFE's Paul Schutzer photographed activist Daisy Bates (fourth from left) as she posed in front of the U. Supreme Court with members of the Little Rock Nine. Standing tall and proud in front of the highest c

John Robert Lewis is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district,and is the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation. He was one of the Big Six leaders in the American Civil Rights Movement and chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). In 1961, Lewis joined the Freedom Riders. He was one of the 13 original Freedom Riders. There were seven whites and six blacks who were determined to ride from Washington, DC to New Orleans in an integrated…

53 yrs ago today I was released from Parchman Penitentiary after being arrested in Jackson for using "white" restroom ---John Lewis

Fanny Lou Hamer. Born in 1917 to poor sharecroppers, with 19 other siblings. She dropped out of school in 3rd grade, but was self taught. She became a prominent civil rights activist, ran for Congress, and mentored countless women in the civil rights movement.

Freedom's Sisters, Twenty Great African American Women

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