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THE LOUISIANA AND TEXAS MOVEMENT The United Christian Movement , Inc .
( UCMI ) was organized in Shreveport , Louisiana , in late 1956 as a movement of
ministers . In March 1956 the Attorney General of Louisiana took the NAACP ...
16 Dr . Simpkins pointed out that before the formation of the UCMI , teachers and
any others in the pay of state or parish ( county ) governments , if they involved
themselves in protest or the NAACP , “ were fired from their particular positions .
When UCMI officials organized its bus desegregation project , they knew that a
number of the people participating in the activities of the UCMI were police
informers . President Simpkins publicly announced , “ We just can ' t ride the
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A sociological, mass movement based look at the Civil Rights Mvt and it's constituent alphabet soup parts: NAACP, CORE, SCLC, MIA etc. The interesting thing about this book is the many interviews the ... Read full review
Beginnings and Confrontations 17
MIA ICC and ACMHR 40 37
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