Monday, December 1, 2014
Listen to Fannie Lou Hamer's testimony about her experiences when she tried to register to vote at the National Democratic Convention here.
Even though Americans actively participated in non-violent protest, they were often confronted with excessive violence, particularly during the 1960s.
Consider the impact of these two ideologies, non-violent strategies toward racial intergration and black nationalism, on African American history and culture.
Have your readings, personal experiences, viewings and class discussion pertaining to the 1960s affirmed, challenged, or changed what you understand about America, African American culture or Black identity? If so how?