Richard Avedon - A. Philip Randolph, Founder, Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, New York, April 1976
Gloria Richardson was the leader of the Cambridge Movement, a struggle for civil rights and economic opportunities in Cambridge, Maryland. In June 1963, the Cambridge protests escalated into a major riot. Gov. J. Millard Tawes imposed martial law and sent in the National Guard. Robert F. Kennedy, other Justice Department and housing officials, brokered a five-point "Treaty of Cambridge"signed by the attorney general and local black leadership, including Richardson, and Cambridge officials.
Diane Nash - A leader & strategist of the student wing of the Civil Rights Movement, Diane Nash was a member of the Freedom Riders. She also helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) & the Selma Voting Rights Committee campaign, wh
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Bernard Lafayette (or LaFayette), Jr. is a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He played a leading role in early organizing of the Selma Voting Rights Movement; was a member of the Nashville Student Movement; and worked closely throughout the 1960s movements with groups such as […] The post Bernard Lafayette Jr.: Longtime Civil Rights Activist & Organizer appeared first on Black Then .