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Civil Rights Movement in Montgomery: Student Activism

Guide to the exhibits in the LWLC's Civil Rights Interactive Room

Recommended Books

About Student Activism

  • Timeline 
    "The Greensboro Chronology." International Civil Rights Center & Museum
  • Overview  
    "Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)." Encyclopedia of Alabama
  • Perspectives  
    "Greensboro Sit-in." North Carolina History Project

Student Activism



ASU Students Sit-in 1960

Read more about the Montgomery Sit-ins

Credit:  ASU Archives





Recommended Articles

Franklin, V.P.  “Patterns of Student Activism at Historically Black Universities in the United States and South Africa, 1960-1977."  Journal of African American History, Vol. 88, No. 2, The History of Black Student Activism (Spring, 2003), pp. 204-217.

Pinard, Maurice, Jerome Kirk and Donald von Eschen.  "Processes of Recruitment in the Sit-in Movement.  The Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 3 (Autumn, 1969), pp. 355-369.  

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