SNCC experienced numerous changes after expanding their scope and understanding of the American black problem into a problem that mirrors many of the issues occurring in Africa. In order to bring about change in the American context of racial equality, SNCC found itself embracing Black Nationalism as a means to improve political involvement, beginning with their involvement in the voting mobilization efforts of the Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO). By involving the organization in the organizing efforts in Lowndes County, Stokely Carmichael created a direct link to Black Power that allowed the group to see their purpose as a national movement (Jeffries 2005, 156). The coalition between SNCC and the LCFO demonstrates the aspec...
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