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“I'm Riding the Front Seat to Montgomery This Time”: The Students Take Control

DEREK CHARLES CATSAM

in Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After hearing about the incident regarding the burned Greyhound bus over the radio, Diane Nash, James Bevel, John Lewis, and several other students and advocates of the Nashville campaign gathered ... More


The “Borning” Movement: “The idea of doing something about it”

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

The Civil Rights Movement, especially the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), was renowned for being a breeding ground for feminists. The chapter looks closely at the SNCC and its ... More


Diane Nash: August 1961, National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice, Detroit, Michigan

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0019
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on May 15, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois, Diane Nash attended public and Catholic schools on the Southside, where she also won several beauty pageants. Nash moved from a northern world, where ... More


Youth and Women Lead: Ella Baker and SNCC

Wesley C. Hogan

in On the Freedom Side: How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652481
eISBN:
9781469652504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652481.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Diane Nash, Bob Moses, and The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) routed an oppressive system that had existed for nearly a century. In just five years, between 1960 and 1965, young ... More


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