This work explores Black Power's rise within the Congress of Racial Equality
and Cleveland's essential role in this transition.
Paul Driessen is senior policy advisor for the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow and Congress of Racial Equality
THE JULY/AUGUST LAWRENCE SUMMERS MEMORIAL AWARD * goes to Roy Innis, chair of the Congress of Racial Equality
, for comments made during his address to the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Resource Development Council for Alaska.
Brainiest of all, the lad is already attending Wiley and would go on to found the Congress of Racial Equality
and, decades later, to lead the civil rights movement's Freedom Rides.
In the fall campaign, the Republicans confronted her with the charismatic James Farmer, the former head of CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality
What I'm proposing," Farmer, founder of the Congress of Racial Equality
(CORE), answered without hesitation, "is that as a matter of policy in employment, we replace color blindness with color consciousness aimed at eliminating inequities based on color .
Two years later he joined the Congress of Racial Equality
and worked in Tennessee with sharecroppers who had been displaced for registering to vote.
Some of these were the National Associational for the Advancement for Colored People (NAACP), 1909; the Urban League, 1910; March On Washington Movement (MOWM), 1940-41; Congress Of Racial Equality
(CORE), 1972; Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLS), 1957; Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), 1960 and others.
Niger Innis National Spokesman Congress of Racial Equality
Freedom Summer and the schools came out of a concerted effort by the Southern Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), which came together that year with the Congress of Racial Equality
and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in the Mississippi Council of Federated Organizations Freedom Summer Campaign to push for more voter registration in the state that had the lowest percentage of registered voters in the country.
Oliver North and Niger Innis of the Congress of Racial Equality
, a right-leaning civil rights group.
Falling in love with Congress of Racial Equality
volunteer Suze Rotolo led him to write his early social conscience/protest hits.