KEY COMPONENTS OF SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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"For me, the most important lesson
[of the Freedom Movement] is that by respecting the fact that fellow activists could passionately disagree over strategy and tactics—yet remain allies—they strengthened SNCC and the Movement as a whole."
From Bruce Hartford's article in the current issue of Urban Habitat.
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Monday, February 18, 2013

Community Cinema - Whitney Young

The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights
February 19, 2013
5:45 PM
San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch, Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin St.
94102

During the 1950s and 60s, civil rights leader Whitney Young navigated a divided society. He challenged America's white business and political leaders directly, but his efforts to open the doors for equal opportunity were often attacked by Black Americans who felt his methods were in contrast with the Black Power Movement of the time.

A panel discussion follows the film.

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