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Lowndes County Freedom Organization 3 of 3

In May 1966 the Lowndes County Freedom Organization nominated black candidates for political office. SNCC leader Stokely Carmichael delivered motivational speeches in the tense months leading to the general elections, which resulted in teh defeat of all seven African American candidates.
This video was produced by the University of Alabama Center for Public Television.
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