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From Sit-Ins to SNCC – The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s - Florida Scholarship Online
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From Sit-Ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

Iwan Morgan and Philip Davies


This book examines the emergence of the student civil rights movement in the sit-in protests of 1960 against the South's system of racial segregation and the development of that movement in the ensuing decade into a broader freedom struggle under the aegis of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee [SNCC]. It is a history not of leaders but of innovative grass roots protest and new organizational development in support of racial equality. It analyzes: the nature, dynamics, and achievements of the sit-in movement; the impact of the sit-ins on both African Americans and Southern segregatio ... More

Keywords: Civil rights, Segregation, Students, Sit-Ins, SNCC

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813041513
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813041513.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Iwan Morgan, editor

Philip Davies, editor

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