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1954 decision . President Eisenhower played into the hands of Southern
segregationists by calling for local and state action as opposed to federal action .
He expressed a preference for the operation of intelligence and education rather
Ministers were elected to serve as president ( C . K . Steele ) , vice president ( K .
S . Dupont ) , and secretary ( M . C . Williams ) of the new organization . Indeed ,
the ICC was modeled after the UDL and the MIA , having various committees and
After the initial organizing meetings of the SCLC , nine men emerged as its
leadership : the Reverend Dr . Martin Luther King , Jr . , leader of the Montgomery
bus boycott , president ; the Reverend C . K . Steele , leader of the Tallahassee
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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
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