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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee was one of the most important organizations of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. It emerged from a student meeting organized by Ella Baker held at Shaw University in April 1960. SNCC grew into a large organization with many supporters in the North who helped raise funds to support SNCC's work in the South, allowing full-time SNCC workers to have a $10 per week salary. Many unpaid volunteers also worked with SNCC on projects in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas, and Maryland. Wikipedia*

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The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee has 1 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 2005, Memorial Service for James Forman.

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