How did the MFDP challenge change American politics?

Videos from Charles E. Cobb

Why is it important for high school students to learn about the civil rights movement?
  • March 14, 2012
Who are you and what do you do?
  • March 14, 2012
How did SNCC differ from older black political organizations?
  • March 14, 2012
How did SNCC workers go about organizing small communities in Mississippi?
  • March 14, 2012
Why did SNCC decide to focus on voter registration in Mississippi?
  • March 14, 2012
Why did SNCC decide to focus on voter registration in Mississippi? (Lesson version)
  • March 14, 2012
What role did nonviolence play in the movement?
  • March 14, 2012
What were the freedom schools?
  • March 14, 2012
Why did SNCC debate whether to bring white college students down for Freedom Summer?
  • March 14, 2012
How did the use of violence by Southern whites change in the 1960s?
How did black people in Mississippi live with the threat of violence?
  • March 14, 2012
What kind of hostility did you encounter in Mississippi?
  • March 14, 2012
How and why was the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party formed?
  • March 14, 2012
What was the MFDP challenge at the 1964 Democratic National Convention?
  • March 14, 2012
Why didn’t the MFDP accept the Democratic Party’s compromise?
  • March 14, 2012
How did the MFDP challenge change American politics?
  • March 14, 2012
What was the civil rights movement?
  • March 14, 2012
Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi
  • March 7, 2012
How and why did you first become involved in the civil rights movement?
  • March 14, 2012
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