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Former SNCC Member Says Black America and the Political System Are Under Attack

Gary Glennell Toms interviews Muriel Tillinghast, a long-time civil rights activist, youth organizer, and former member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, also known as SNCC, which played a pivotal role during the turbulent 1960's. She has served as the president of the Nonviolent Action Group (NAG), an organization that addressed de-segregation issues in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Delaware. She is actively involved with tenant's rights, AIDS-related issues, and has provided motivation and support to prison inmates who sought to expand their education. She is also actively involved with The Hubert Harrison and Theodore W. Allen Society.

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