Gateway Conversations

As a part of the collaboration between the SNCC Legacy Project and Duke University, the SNCC Digital Gateway has been able to facilitate conversations and public events with visiting SNCC activists. Below, you will find footage of some of these conversations where the activists speak about their experiences and lessons learned working in the Movement, what they went on to do, and how their struggles are tied to those of today.

Music & the Movement

Music & the Movement

September 19, 2017

Worth Long, Candie Carawan, Bettie Mae Fikes, Hollis Watkins, and Charles Neblett

Organizing Lowndes County

Organizing Lowndes County: Then and Now

April 10, 2017

Catherine Flowers, Jennifer Lawson, and Courtland Cox

Strong People

Strong People: SNCC and the Southwest Georgia Movement

February 4, 2017

Faith Holsaert, Larry Rubin, Shirley Sherrod, Annette Jones White, Janie Culbreth Rambeau

Left of Black

Left of Black with Judy Richardson and Charles Cobb Jr.

November 17, 2015

Judy Richardson and Charlie Cobb

Our Stories, Your Legacy

Our Stories Your Legacy: A Dialogue with SNCC Veterans

March 9, 2016

Maria Varela, Charlie Cobb, and Judy Richardson

The Struggle Continues

The Struggle Continues: A Dialogue with SNCC Veterans

September 29, 2016

Maria Varela, Charlie Cobb, and Judy Richardson


2015 Voting Rights Conference

In September 2015, over 150 civil rights veterans, young(er) activists, policy experts, elected officials, academics, and students gathered in Durham, North Carolina for the One Person, One Vote: Learning from the Past, Organizing for the Future Conference.

Learning from the Past, Organizing for the Future

September 20, 2015

Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons, Charlene Carruthers, Alicia Garza, Cristina Jimenez, Derrick Johnson, William Barber III, phillip agnew (formerly Umi Selah) & Charlie Cobb