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The 'Mississippi Burning' Case - Civil Rights Movement
A civil rights movement in 1964, named Freedom Summer, was a campaign launched to get African Americans in the southern United States registered to vote.
http://crime.about.com/od/history/p/ms_burn.htm
Fannie Lou Hamer, Civil Rights Leader: A Biography
She helped organize the 1964 "Freedom Summer" in Mississippi, a campaign sponsored by SNCC, Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/civilrights/a/fannielou_hamer.htm
Timeline of the Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964
On August 28, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom is held in D.C. ... On June 21, three Freedom Summer workers--Michael Schwerner, James ...
http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/civilrightsstruggle1/a/timeline1960_2.htm
The Trial of Edgar Ray Killen - Crime and Punishment - About.com
... of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner -- civil rights workers who were registering black voters during the "Freedom Summer" of 1964 .
http://crime.about.com/od/current/a/killen.htm
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) - African-American History
Freedom Summer: In 1964, working SNCC and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), CORE organized "Freedom Summer.
http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/civilrightsstruggle1/a/Congress-Of-Racial-Equality-core.htm
Fannie Lou Hamer - African-American History - About.com
During the Summer of 1964, Hamer was elected as the vice-chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Also known as the "Freedom Democrats," the ...
http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/africanamericanwomen/a/Fannie-Lou-Hamer.htm
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
From initiatives such as Freedom Summer, voter registration and other initiatives, local African-American communities began creating organizations to meet the ...
http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/civilrightsstruggle1/a/Student-Nonviolent-Coordinating-Committee.htm
Contemporary Films About the Civil Rights Movement
The film has been criticized for relegating its black characters to the background and recounting “Freedom Summer” from an entirely white viewpoint. More .
http://racerelations.about.com/od/hollywood/tp/Contemporary-Films-About-The-Civil-Rights-Movement.htm
Congress of Racial Equality Biography - Race Relations - About.com
Freedom Summer suffered a tragedy when a white mob killed three CORE members--James Chaney, an African-American, and Andrew Goodman and Michael ...
http://racerelations.about.com/od/organizations/a/Congress-Of-Racial-Equality-Biography.htm
Women of Color in the Civil Rights Movement – Women of Color in ...
In partnership with the Congress of Racial Equality, SNCC helped organized 1964's Freedom Summer, a mobilization to register African Americans to vote.
http://racerelations.about.com/od/WomenofColor/tp/Women-In-The-Civil-Rights-And-Social-Justice-Movements-Of-The-1960s.htm
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