The Birth of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
James Forman discusses the commitment made by the first members of the SNCC and the strategic tactic of working "inside Mississippi" to affect change.

April 15-17 - Raleigh, NC - On the campus of Shaw University, over one hundred and fifty students from thirty states gathered to organize and discuss the next steps of the sit-in movement. They decided not to join either the NAACP or the SCLC and instead they found SNCC, which quickly became the more militant, proactive civil rights organization