5 Important Organizations.

5 of the most important organizations during the 1960s.

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The NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded in 1909 by Moorfield Storey, Mary White Ovington, and W. E. B. Du Bois. They're an African-American civil rights organization in the United States.
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CORE

CORE stands for The Congress of Racial Equality, it was founded in 1942 by a group of interracial students (Bernice Fisher, James R. Robinson, James L. Fisher Jr., Joe Guinn, George Houser, and Homer Jack) in Chicago.
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SCLC

SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference) is an African American civil rights organization, the first president of this organization was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who had a large role in the civil rights movement.
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SNCC

SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) often pronounced "snick" was one of the most important organizations during the civil rights movement in the 60's. It began in a student meeting at Shaw University in April of 1960 which was organized by Ella Baker.
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The Black Panthers

In October of 1966 in Oakland California, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther party for self-defense, it was a black political organization. The Panthers practiced militant self-defense of minority communities against the U.S. government and fought to establish revolutionary socialism through mass organizing and community based programs.