Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
Charles Sherrod: An Unheralded Giant of the Civil Rights Struggle
by Ansley L. Quiros
"Charles Sherrod is the most important civil rights figure you've never heard of"--fighting for six decades in southwest Georgia, persevering through incremental gains after the publicity of the Albany Movement faded.
SOURCE: The Nation
Remembering Bob Moses, 1935–2021
by Margaret Burnham
Robert Moses's commitment to grassroots democratic organizing was best expressed through listening rather than speaking, and purposeful following rather than leading.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
The Essential and Enduring Strength of John Lewis
by Jelani Cobb
"Lewis, like his peers Andrew Young, Marion Barry, and Eleanor Holmes Norton, transitioned into elected office as the post from which he would undertake this work. It was not an easy undertaking."