Sncc workers John Hardy and Travis Britt are beaten by whites and arrested on trumped up charges when they bring Blacks to the courthouse to register in Walthall and Amite counties.
Remember to safely destroy any types of financial statements or receipts since they also contain sensitive information.The Siege of the Freedom Riders, Bernard Lafayette.Norris (912) 351-3497, eastside Precinct: Cpl.For more information on the Baton Rouge Civil Rights Movement: Books: Louisiana, Bogalusa, New Orleans for partial list of books.At the October 1960 sncc strategy conference in Atlanta, some activists argue for "Jail-No-Bail" tactics.Only the Catholic.Southern Exposure The Single Issue in the Robert Williams Case, naacp Personal stories of the Freedom Rides: Terry Sullivan The Freedom Rides: Were They in Vain?The police searching the pews below assume they are the regular choir and ignore them, eventually leaving empyt-handed.Their courage so inspires hope in Black communities across the South that for years thereafter Mississippi Blacks refer to all civil rights activists as "Freedom Riders." The rides force the media to expose the true depths of southern racism which advances the long, slow process.
King leaving town, all protesters except the original Freedom Riders are released without bail, Albany agrees to abide by the ICC order ending segregation of interstate travel facilities, and the city promises to address grievances of the Black community in the near future.
They are deeply suspicious of Kennedy's demand that they switch from demonstrations to voter registration, and they are unwilling to abandon the tactics that have brought the Movement so far in so short a time.
Southern Exposure The Single Issue in the Robert Williams Case, naacp Mississippi the Eye of the Storm It is a truism of the era that the further south you travel the more intense grows the racism, the worse becomes the poverty, and the more brutal.
And I would wonder if they would ever come to Holly Springs.
Outside, a mob of more than 3,000 whites heckle and harass Blacks and the handful of federal marshals protecting the church.Above for preceding events.More and more sncc activists are leaving school to become full-time freedom fighters."Let me through." The mob obeyed.More than 100 students boycott the segregated Burgland High School rather than sign a mandatory pledge that they will not participate in civil rights activity.The convictions are appealed and the boycott continues.