In November 1963 forty members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) gathered in the small Mississippi town of Greenville for three days of meetings. The result was a decision that would bring over one thousand volunteers—most of them white— south for the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964. Like the Students for a Democratic Society’s (SDS) famous Port Huron meeting of 1962, Greenville would change the political course of the 1960s.
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