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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Cause Button Museum
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Illustration of a black arm and a white arm in a handshake over black text on a white background with an outer black ring

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union bug

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The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee was a youth-based civil rights group operating in the American South during the 1960’s. Comprised mainly of African-American students, the committee organized mass voter registrations for African-Americans along with targeting segregation of buses by protesting laws forcing African-Americans to sit in the back of public buses. The group disbanded in 1967.

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