Strategy
0 Education was primary target
0 Graduate schools, universities, grade schools
0 Symbolic and practical
0 Inheren...
Methods
0 Legal
0 Non-violent resistance (Direct action)
0 Marches, Sit-ins, Teach-ins, Boycotts
Gandhi
0 First person to use non-
violence to political scene
on large scale
0 Influences: Plato’s
Apology, William Salter...
Bayard Rustin
0 Founding member of
CORE
0 Organized 1947 Journey
of Reconciliation
0 Taught MLK Gandhian
nonviolence
0 Org...
James Lawson
0 Trained in non-violent
direct action
0 CORE activist
0 Headquartered in
Nashville:
Vanderbilt, Fisk
0 Worke...
Methods
0 How?
0 Workshops
0 Practice
http://www.crmvet.org/images/imghome.htm
Children’s Crusade
http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgbham.htm
Children’s Crusade
0 Birmingham, AL, May 2-5, 1963
0 Massive arrests- 1,000 on May 2. 3,000 in jail by May
10
0 Bull Conno...
http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgbham.htm
http://maghis.oxfordjournals.org/content/19/1/31/F2.large.jpg
http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgbham.htm
Assessment
0 Did it work?
0 Why?
http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgfr.htm
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Students and the civil rights movement 2013
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Students and the civil rights movement 2013

  1. 1. Strategy 0 Education was primary target 0 Graduate schools, universities, grade schools 0 Symbolic and practical 0 Inherently involved students
  2. 2. Methods 0 Legal 0 Non-violent resistance (Direct action) 0 Marches, Sit-ins, Teach-ins, Boycotts
  3. 3. Gandhi 0 First person to use non- violence to political scene on large scale 0 Influences: Plato’s Apology, William Salter's Ethical Religion (1889); Henry David Thoreau's On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (1847); Leo Tolstoy's The Kingdom of God Is Within You (1893), A Letter to a Hindu (1908) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MKGandhi.jpg
  4. 4. Bayard Rustin 0 Founding member of CORE 0 Organized 1947 Journey of Reconciliation 0 Taught MLK Gandhian nonviolence 0 Organized 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom 0 Gay rights activist http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/ppmsc.01272/
  5. 5. James Lawson 0 Trained in non-violent direct action 0 CORE activist 0 Headquartered in Nashville: Vanderbilt, Fisk 0 Worked for SCLC and SNCC http://breachofpeace.com/blog/?p=18
  6. 6. Methods 0 How? 0 Workshops 0 Practice http://www.crmvet.org/images/imghome.htm
  7. 7. Children’s Crusade http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgbham.htm
  8. 8. Children’s Crusade 0 Birmingham, AL, May 2-5, 1963 0 Massive arrests- 1,000 on May 2. 3,000 in jail by May 10 0 Bull Connor 0 Dogs and Fire hoses 0 News media
  9. 9. http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgbham.htm
  10. 10. http://maghis.oxfordjournals.org/content/19/1/31/F2.large.jpg
  11. 11. http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgbham.htm
  12. 12. Assessment 0 Did it work? 0 Why? http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgfr.htm

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