American pacifist James Zwerg after being beaten by a mob in Montgomery, Alabama in 1960 as part of the freedom riders. Zwerg volunteered to leave the bus first upon arriving in Montgomery, knowing he’d bear the brunt of the violent crowd’s aggression.
The Black Power fist is a logo associated with black nationalism and sometimes socialism. Its most known to be used by the Black Panther Party in the A black fist logo was also adopted by the northern soul music subculture.
Clara Mae Luper was arrested 26 times for her civil rights activities. She led sit-ins to end segregation Oklahoma during the She was a candidate for the US Senate in and developed Black Voices Magazine in the the late
Civil rights activist Harry T. Moore and his wife, Harritte, were murdered. He was the first civil rights leader to be assassinated, but few know his name. His murder was the spark that ignited the American civil rights movement.