Movement History

In Memoriam: Dorie Ladner

Dorie's sister Joyce: “She will always be my big sister who fought tenaciously for the underdog and the dispossessed. She leaves a profound legacy of service.”

In Memoriam: Ruth Buffington Hansen

Ruth Buffington Hansen 1943 - 2009 Ruth Buffington was a high...

In Memoriam: Philip Davis

Philip Davis 1939-1970 Philip C. Davis was born and raised...

In Memoriam: Len Holt

Len Holt 1928 - 2016 Born in 1928 in Tuscumbia, Alabama,...

In Memoriam: Paul Brooks

Paul Brooks 1939-1989 Paul E. Brooks was born in 1939 in...

In Memoriam: Scott B. Smith, Jr.

Scott B. Smith, Jr. Born in 1934 in Chicago, Scott...

In Memoriam: Rafael Bentham

Rafael Bentham Rafael Bentham, born in 1945 and raised in...

In Memoriam: Randy Battle

Randy Battle 1941-2009 Randy Battle was born and raised in Albany,...

In Memoriam: Howard Himmelbaum

Howard Himmelbaum 1940-2012 Howard Himmelbaum was born in 1940 in Brooklyn,...

In Memoriam: Robert “Bob” Cableton

Robert "Bob" Cableton 1938-2007 Bob Cableton, born in 1938 in Arkansas...

In Memoriam: Benjamin S. Grinage

Benjamin S. Grinage 1932-1987 Born in Kentucky and raised in Ohio,...

In Memoriam: William “Bill” Ware

William "Bill" Ware Bill Ware was born in Natchez, MS...

In Memoriam: Robert Weil

Robert Weil 1940-2014 Robert Weil was born in Evanston, IL in...

In Memoriam: John W. Perdew

John W. Perdew 1941-2014 Born in Denver, John Perdew dropped out...

In Memoriam: Frank Holloway

Frank Holloway 1939-2018 Frank Holloway, born and raised in Atlanta, GA,...

In Memoriam: Amanda Bowens Perdew

Amanda Bowens Perdew 1945-2006 Amanda Bowens, who grew up in Americus,...

In Memoriam: Jane Stembridge

Jane Stembridge 1936-2021 Born in Georgia, Jane Stembridge was SNCC's first...

In Memoriam: Hunter Morey

Hunter Morey 1940-1999 Born in Illinois, Hunter Morey was a civil...

In Memoriam: Carl Imiola Young

Carl Imiola Young 1942 - 2008 Born in Honolulu, Hawaii in...

In Memoriam: Hilda Wilson

Hilda Wilson 1910-1975 Hilda C. Wilson was born in Jacksonville, Florida...

In Memoriam: Charles Scattergood

Charles Scattergood 1942-1999 Charles E. Scattergood was born in Boothbay Harbor,...

In Memoriam: Lucille Perlman

Lucille Perlman As remembered by Bill Perlman January 15, 2016 Sadly, my...

In Memoriam: Lorne Cress Love

Lorne Cress Love 1934-2023 Born Lorne Katharine Cress in Chicago in...

In Memoriam: Sheila K. Michaels

Sheila K. Michaels 1939-2017 Born and raised in St.. Louis, in 1959...

In Memoriam: Salynn McCollum

Salynn McCollum 1940-2014 Born in 1940 in Oklahoma. While a college...

In Memoriam: Larry Mamiya

Larry Mamiya 1942-2019 SNCC Veteran Lawrence Hiroshi Mamiya, 76, Professor Emeritus...

In Memoriam: June E. Johnson

June E. Johnson 1947-2007 June E. Johnson was born in Greenwood,...

In Memoriam: Gwendolyn Greene Britt

Gwendolyn Greene Britt 1941-2008 Gwendolyn Greene was born and raised in...

In Memoriam: Donald Jelinek

Donald Jelinek 1934-2016 Donald Jelinek was a lawyer who defended civil...

In Memoriam: Colia Liddel Lafayette Clark

Colia Liddel Lafayette Clark 1940-2022 Clark was born in 1940 in...

In Memoriam: Sandra Casey Hayden

Sandra Casey Hayden 1937-2023 SNCC Veteran and Freedom Rider Sandra Casey...

In Memoriam: Staughton Lynd

Staughton Lynd 1930-2022 Staughton Lynd, historian, activist, Friend of SNCC and...

In Memoriam: Tina Smith

Tina Smith 1942-2022 The SNCC Legacy Project is sad to announce...

In Memoriam: Myrtle Glascoe

Myrtle Glascoe 1936-2019 Myrtle Glascoe was born in 1936 in Washington,...

In Memoriam: Rev. Willie Blue

Rev. Willie Blue 1939-2022 SNCC Veteran the Reverend Willie Blue died...

In Memoriam: Travis O. Britt

Travis O. Britt 1934-2014 Travis O. Britt was a twenty-seven year...

In Memoriam: Ralph Allen

Ralph Allen 1941-2005 Born in Melrose, Massachusetts and a Trinity College...

In Memoriam: Monroe Sharpe

Monroe Sharpe Monroe Sharpe was born in 1940 in Chicago. ...

In Memoriam: Willie Lee Squire

Willie Lee Squire 1941-1969 Willie Lee Squire was born in 1941...

In Memoriam: Ethel Minor

Ethel Minor 1938-2022 Raised in Chicago, Ethel Minor was working as...

In Memoriam: Jan Bailey

Jan Bailey 1942-2010 Jan Bailey was born in 1942 in Salisbury,...

In Memoriam: Jack Chatfield

Jack Chatfield 1942-2014 Born in 1942 in Baltimore, Jack Chatfield was...

In Memoriam: Carita Richardson

Carita Richardson 1935-2002 Carita Richardson was born in 1935 in Tarrytown,...

In Memoriam: George Ware

George Ware April 21, 1940 – October 5, 2012 In March...

In Memoriam: James Peacock

James Arthur Peacock 1935-1998 James Arthur Peacock was born in Tallahatchie...

In Memoriam: Willie McCray

Willie McCray 1942-2006 Willie Lawrence McCray was born in 1942 in...

In Memoriam: Annie Devine

Annie Bell Robinson Devine 1912-2000 Annie Devine was born in...

In Memoriam: Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael Born Stokely Carmichael in Trinidad, and later known...

In Memoriam: Ella Baker

Ella Baker 1903-1986 Ella Josephine Baker was born in 1903 in...

In Memoriam: Victoria Gray

Victoria Gray Adams 1926-2006 Born in 1926 in Palmer's Crossing,...

In Memoriam: Willie Peacock

Willie B. Wazir Peacock 1937-2016 Willie Wazir Peacock died in San...

In Memoriam: William Porter

William Porter William Porter, 76, son of the late John...

In Memoriam: William Hall

William (Bill) Hall 1936-2013 William “Winky” Hall grew up in...

In Memoriam: Unita Blackwell

Unita Blackwell Unita Blackwell, the sharecropper who later became the...

In Memoriam: Tamio Wakayama

Tamio Wakayama 1941-2018 SNCC Photographer Tamio Wakayama passed away on March...

In Memoriam: Silas Norman

Silas Norman SNCC Project Director in Alabama, passed on July...

In Memoriam: Mildred Forman

Mildred Forman 1934 – March 17, 2018 Mildred Forman Page passed...

In Memoriam: John Lewis

John Lewis 1940-2020 Congressman John Robert Lewis, who served as the...

In Memoriam: Jesse T. Morris

Jesse T. Morris 1941-2021 SNCC Veteran Jesse Morris passed away this...

In Memoriam: Cynthia Washington

Cynthia Washington February 22, 1942 - March 2, 2014 A native...