Alan Gevinson

AAPB Project Director, Library of Congress

Thomas J. O’Halloran, photographer. Alabama State College students speak with a reporter the day of a demonstration against segregation following the arrest of nine student sit-in leaders, Montgomery, Alabama, March 10, 1960. U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Actions described include boycotts, sit-ins, voter registration drives, freedom rides, marches, and a host of direct action campaigns to confront segregation and discrimination.

Movement activists include:

Ralph Abernathy

Ella Baker

James Bevel

Anne Braden

H. Rap Brown

Stokely Carmichael

Leroy Clark

Annie Devine

James Farmer

David Gelfand

Dick Gregory

Fannie Lou Hamer

Tom Hayden

Dorothy Height

Myles Horton

Charles Jones

Martin Luther King, Jr.

John Lowery

Floyd McKissick

Ronnie Moore

Constance Baker Motley

Karen Mulloy

Rosa Parks

Mary Peabody

Joe Pfister

Ed Pincus

Charles Sherrod

Ellen Siegel

Priscilla Stephens

Charles Steptoe

James R. Walker, Jr.

Melvyn Zarr

Robert Zellner

Howard Zinn