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NCCU to Welcome Civil Rights Organization for Forum

WHAT:  NCCU’s Department of Political Science and Duke University’s Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Digital Gateway Project will welcome veterans of the SNCC movement for “Music and the Movement,” an intimate conversation discussing the current cultural climate.

WHO:   Charles Cobb, SNCC veteran, will moderate the discussion.

WHEN:  Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017
             7:30 p.m.

WHERE: North Carolina Central University
              A.E. Student Union
             507 Nelson St.
             Durham, N.C. 27707

The SNCC was the only national civil rights organization led by young adults. Organized in 1960 and mentored by Ella Baker, SNCC activists became full-time organizers, working with community leaders to build local grassroots organizations in the Deep South. During its mass meetings, individuals sung freedom songs and also demanded justice for inequalities. For more information, visit www.snccdigital.org.

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