Remembering Jim Lawson

Civil Rights Movement Leader, Movement Veteran, and Mentor to Many

Memorial Service for Dorie Ladner

A memorial service will be held for Dorie Ladner on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington, DC.

Reflections on Dorie Ladner

Dorie Ladner: "Reading the above and reflecting on my first meeting with Wazir reminded me that he was one of my heroes."

Dorie Ladner: Eyes Always On the Prize – By Charlie Cobb

There are certain words that come immediately to mind thinking of Dorie Ladner: courage, commitment, purpose. Her family roots explain part of the reason why.

In Loving Memory of Dorie Ladner

SNCC’s Dorie Ann Ladner, our sister, passed away Monday, March 11, 2024. She was special in her fierce battles against racism and white supremacy.

Bettie Mae Fikes, SNCC Veteran & Member of the Freedom Singers, attends 2024 State of the Union Address

White House guest list for the First Lady’s Box for the 2024 State of the Union Address includes American singer and civil rights advocate, Bettie Mae Fikes.

March 26th: CSUN ‘Fotografía Social’ to Celebrate Work of Photographer Maria Varela

“Time to Get Ready: Fotografía Social with Maria Varela” is scheduled to take place from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ferman Presentation Room of the University Library.

2023 Accomplishments & 2024 Vision

The accompanying document details the various SLP 2023 accomplishments and its work plans for 2024.

Q&A: Movement Course Build Information Session

Q&A chat transcript and video link for the HBCUv Movement Course Build - RFP Information Session recording.

SNCC Legacy Project Launches New Education Ventures

The SLP and the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) are collaborating on the establishment of a unique virtual course designed specifically for HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities).

Living History From One Generation to the Next with the SNCC Legacy Project

A Duke University grant story from the Mellon Foundation. The Mellon Foundation makes grants to actively unlock the power in the arts and humanities that helps connect us all.

Southern Echo Remembers its Founder, Hollis Watkins

As we bid farewell to Hollis Watkins Muhammad, we honor his legacy by reaffirming our commitment to the principles for which he tirelessly fought.

Celebrating The Life Of Hollis Watkins Muhammad

Beyond the frontlines of the civil rights struggle, Hollis Watkins Muhammad was an educator, a mentor, and an advocate for civil rights education.

Hollis Watkins founds Southern Echo (1989)

Southern Echo was founded in 1989 by Hollis Watkins, one of the first young Mississippians to join SNCC’s staff.

The Passing of Hollis Watkins

Hollis Watkins dedicated his life to human rights activism through SNCC and later Southern Echo, his grassroots community organization.

Teaching in Dangerous Times: Lessons from SNCC

Register for the Teach the Black Freedom Struggle presented by the Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History.

Member of the Tennessee 3, Justin J Pearson Wins Seat! This second victory is a testament to People Power

People Power wins and this is but one of many more victories to come as we continue to work together for justice.

Riding the ”Freedom Train” to the March on Washington

SNCC Veteran Karen Edmonds Spellman recounts her summer of 1963 experience as a volunteer with the New Haven, CT. March on Washington, a coalition of churches, students, and NAACP members set up to recruit people to attend the March on Washington.

In commemoration of the March On Washington – Reflecting on 60 Years

Today in the 21st Century, when mass marches in the nation’s capitol are commonplace, it is hard to imagine how radical Randolph’s threat of 100,000 Black protesters descending on Washington seemed to the political establishment.

“The fascists can’t stop us!” — Judy Richardson at Teach Truth Rally

In her remarks at the Teach Truth Day of Action in Washington, DC, SNCC veteran Judy Richardson explains why she chose Hands on the Freedom Plow to donate to the “contraband book drive.”

On the passing of Harry Belafonte

We who are veterans of SNCC are profoundly pained by the passing of Harry Belafonte. It is Harry Belafonte, the fighter for human and civil rights, that we remember.

Dear Representative; We Support You!

We, veterans of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), send our support and appreciation for your determined efforts to stand up for the rights of the people of Tennessee.

‘Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power’ Review: A Movement That Changed America

We are engaging in a battle for our freedom. Everything we have achieved over the last 60 years is now up for a vote tomorrow.

Roger Ebert.com REVIEW: Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power

We are engaging in a battle for our freedom. Everything we have achieved over the last 60 years is now up for a vote tomorrow.

Pick of the Day: “Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power”

We are engaging in a battle for our freedom. Everything we have achieved over the last 60 years is now up for a vote tomorrow.

Lowndes County And The Road To Black Power – Coming Feb. 2nd

We are engaging in a battle for our freedom. Everything we have achieved over the last 60 years is now up for a vote tomorrow.

In Memoriam: Reverend Charles Sherrod

Rev. Charles Melvin Sherrod, Civil Rights Leader Who Brought...

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Attacks On Democracy

We are standing on dangerous ground today. Much that...