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Transcript: Internationalism, Pt 4: Organizing 6PAC

Transcript: Internationalism, Pt 4: Organizing 6PAC

Transcript: Roots of Organizing, Pt 4: Life After the Movement

Transcript: Roots of Organizing, Pt 4: Life After the Movement

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Lowndes County Freedom Organization founded Events

After years of organizing to gain voting rights in Mississippi, Southwest Georgia, and other parts of the southern Black Belt, SNCC was well aware of white supremacist control of political… Read More

Murdered & Martyred

A list of those who were murdered and martyred in Mississippi between 1945 – 1970. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ Louis Allen (April 25, 1919 – January 31, 1964) Amite County | killer never… Read More

SNCC makes contact in Lowndes County Events

Many SNCC activists were skeptical when, following the murder of Jimmy Lee Jackson in Marion, Alabama, SCLC proposed a protest march to the state capitol in Montgomery. Stokely Carmichael predicted… Read More

Lowndes County Freedom Party (LCFP)

The southern civil rights struggle is full of ironies. In Alabama, the illiteracy rate was so high that state law required political parties to have a visual symbol. The Democratic… Read More

Transcript: Internationalism, Pt 2: Pan-Africanism

Transcript: Internationalism, Pt 2: Pan-Africanism

Transcript: Strong People, Pt 3: Strong People

Transcript: Strong People, Pt 3: Strong People

Lowndes County, Alabama

Situated between Selma and Montgomery, Lowndes County was at the heart of Alabama’s Black Belt. Everything about Lowndes County was rural. In 1960, the county’s largest town, Fort Deposit, had… Read More