Some emphasize big splits between the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) with its hierarchy headed primarily by black male ministers and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the more decentralized youth-led organization. In terms of structure and philosophy, there were many differences. Good articles on this topic can be found at but when it came to recruiting SCOPE (Summer Community Organizing and Political Education) project workers and to our work in the field, we were side by side, hand in hand. At least at my college, San Francisco State and in my county, Wilcox, AL

It’s not too late to register for our 50th anniversary reunion. Over one hundred civil rights veterans, friends and families will be there later this week. Oct 1-4th in Atlanta. Full or daily registration available: endorses SCOPE

See schedule: SCLC SCOPE 50th Anniversary Reunion Program

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