Bob Moses, community organizer and educator associated with the US civil rights movement and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. The civil rights movement in the United States has been a long, primarily nonviolent struggle to bring full civil rights and equality under the law to all citizens of United States. ... The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (or SNCC, pronounced snick) was one of the primary institutions of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. ...
Robert Moses was born in 1935 in Harlem. 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Harlem is a neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, long known as a major African American cultural and business center. ...
Moses was a pivotal organizer for the civil rights movement as a field secretary for the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and was director of SNCC’s Mississippi Project. He also served as Co-Director of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), a group that comprised all the major civil rights organizations working in Mississippi at the time. In that capacity, he was recognized as a driving force behind the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964 and in organizing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP), which challenged the Mississippi regulars at the 1964 Democratic Convention in Atlantic City, NJ. State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 kmÂ² (32nd) - Land 121,606 kmÂ² - Water 3,940 kmÂ² (3%) Population (2000) - Population 2,697,243 (31st) - Density 23. ...
Papers Project (joint project of King Center, the King Estate, and Stanford University); Advisor to Eyes on the Prize, author of In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s.
Co-author with BobMoses of Radical Equations: Organizing Math Literacy in America's Schools.
President of TransAfrica Forum, a nonprofit in Washington, DC, which serves as a major research, educational, and organizing institution for the African-American community offering constructive analyses of issues concerning U.S. policy as it affects Africa and the Diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America.
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