He explores the ideas and practices of this radical democratic tradition over the course of the 20th century, examining, among others, the Progressives, John Dewey, the Congress of Industrial Organizations, the Congress of Racial Equality, the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, and Students for a Democratic Society.
What does SNCC stand for?
SNCC stands for Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee
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- Student Not Candidate for Degree (Washington University in St. Louis; St. Louis, MO)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Hoffman founded The Drum, a free newspaper that gave voice to local activists, and the Friends of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, which Hoffman headed.
Her passion led her to become a project director for the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, run by civil rights leader Stokley Carmichael.
He participated in such crucial cultural/political institutions as Umbra, the Black Arts Repertory Theatre and School, the Revolutionary Action Movement, the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, The Liberator, The Journal of Black Poetry, and Black Dialogue.
In 1960, 21 year-old Marian Wright was already eyeing Mississippi, which was where Robert Moses and other Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee volunteers were working.
At the 1964 National Democratic Convention in Atlantic City, he was part of an effort mounted by the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee to force integration of all future Democratic delegations from Mississippi.
If you look at the '60s generation, young national political groups like the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee and the Black Panthers were helped in some way in terms of getting resources in order to create those organizations.
That the politically active Hansberry was aware of the movement's aims and personalities is unquestionable; according to Carter, the playwright was involved in the movement as early as 1950 and by 1962 had expressed support for the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) (ix).