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Unformatted text preview: within the project, such as build community centers, push for Freedom schools, and register voters. Before they could go down to Mississippi and do these tasks they had to go through orientation, and this is what occurred in the Womens Western College. Most of the volunteers did not understand the reality of what was going on and often gave inappropriate gestures and words during the orientation skits and talks, almost joking about what had been experienced in Mississippi. There was almost a struggle between non-violent philosophy and non-violent tactics, but in the end S.N.C.C. headed by Bob Moses prepared the volunteers through rehearsals of violent situations through role playing exercises which Brought the whites into that reality. Without the Summer of Freedom that took place in Oxford, Ohio the M.S.P. would not have been as successful as it was....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2012 for the course BWS 265* taught by Professor Dr.coates during the Spring '12 term at Miami University.
- Spring '12