Maria Varela

Maria Varela

Maria Varela is an American community organizer. She won a MacArthur Fellowship. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Maria Varela has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2010 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2014 with two videos. Most appearances with Guha Shankar (2). Most common tag: Civil Rights.

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Member c. January 1, 1936 - c. January 1, 1967 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Civil Rights and Social Justice

    Civil Rights and Social Justice

    Maria Varela, a former member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), talked about her experiences during…

  • Minority Activism and the 1968 Election

    Minority Activism and the 1968 Election

    Panelists talked about minority activism leading up to the 1968 election as part of Martin Luther King Jr.'s “Poor People’s Campaign.” They…

  • <em>Hands on the Freedom Plow</em>

    Hands on the Freedom Plow

    Editors and contributors presented a collection of fifty-two womens' recollections of the Civil Rights movement and their…

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