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Rev. C. T. Vivian

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Title:Rev. C. T. Vivian

In this interview, civil rights leader Reverend C. T. Vivian recalls his role in the 1960 Nashville sit-in movement, the 1961 Freedom Rides, and the 1965 Selma voting rights campaign. An executive staff member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), Vivian was an ardent advocate of nonviolence.

Includes a background essay, discussion questions, and alignments to teaching standards.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Grade range: 6-12.

Transcript of an interview.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Interviews | Transcripts
Subjects:Vivian, C. T. | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Boynton, Bruce--Trials, litigation, etc. | African American civil rights workers | African American political activists | African American clergy | African Americans--Politics and government | African Americans--Violence against | Sit-ins--Tennessee--Nashville | Boycotts--Tennessee--Nashville | Suffrage--Alabama--Selma | African Americans--Social conditions--Southern States | African Americans--Segregation--Southern States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc. | Civil rights movements--Southern States | Equality--Southern States | Social justice--Southern States | South Carolina--Southern States | Segregation--Southern States | Nonviolence--Southern States | Equality--Southern States | Discrimination in public accommodations | Race relations | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Nashville Christian Leadership Conference | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Congress of Racial Equality | United States. Supreme Court | Nashville (Tenn.) | Davidson County (Tenn.) | Selma (Ala.) | Dallas County (Ala.) | Anniston (Ala.) | Calhoun County (Ala.)
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:Rev. C.T. Vivian | Washington University Libraries, Henry Hampton Collection | Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation
Online Publisher:[Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation | 2002/2008
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The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

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