The Hidden History of the SNCC Research Department
Date Written: 02/05/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20713
SNCC may have been the most important organization of the postwar civil rights movement. It grew out of the wave of sit-ins in 1960 and was guided initially by Ella Baker, the foundational organizer whose emphasis on bottom-up organizing and democracy deeply shaped SNCCs vision and methods.