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Diamond, Dion Tyrone, 1941-

Biography:

Nineteen-year old Petersburg, Virgina resident and Howard University student, Diamond rode a Greyhound bus from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi as part of a May 24, 1961 Freedom Ride. He was arrested the following day in Jackson for his involvement. He helped found NAG and served as a SNCC field secretary in Louisiana and Mississippi from 1961 to 1963.

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