Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

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April 1960
At Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Black students founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee , or SNCC (pronounced snick) to coordinate protests against systemic racism.
4 May 1961
The first Freedom Riders (racially mixed groups of civil rights activists who set out to defy illegal segregation of long-haul buses and associated facilities) set out from Washington, DC, heading for New Orleans.
June 1966
On a civil rights march through the Mississippi Delta in the USA, activist Stokely Carmichael coined the new slogan Black Power.
1968
In the USA the Black Women's Liberation Committee was founded within its parent organization, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee , or SNCC (pronounced snick).
1969
The Third World Women's Alliance was founded in the USA, considerably influenced by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee , or SNCC, which already had its own internal black women's committee.
1974
African American activist Angela Davis published Angela Davis: An Autobiography.