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Unformatted text preview: Birmingham: • On Sept. 15, 1963, the all-Black Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was bombed. Sunday school was in session. • Handout: o “Ballad of Birmingham” • Nina Simone o “Mississippi Goddam” Freedom Summer • Mississippi—summer 1964 • Successes: The Mississippi project established fifty Freedom Schools to carry on community organizing • Made blacks realize that integration through nonviolence was no longer working and it deepened the feelings of the civil rights struggle Black power • June 1966 • March against Fear in Mississippi o James Meredith, in 1962 became the first black man to attend the University of Mississippi o Stokley Carmichael—June 16: “ I ain’t going to jail no more.”…“What we gonna start saying now is “black power.” • Stokley Carmichael “What We Want” • September 22, 1966 • Black Panthers o October 1966 (H. Newton & B. Seale) o BP Ten Point Program...
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- Fall '08
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Letter from Birmingham Jail, SNCC, Sit-ins Greensboro Lunch, Ella J. Baker