Date of Award
College of Liberal Arts
Type of Degree
In 1963, the shock waves of the sit-in movement and the growing black unrest throughout the country reached Huntington. This growing discontent with the status quo of segregation and racial discrimination and the impulse from the sit-in movement for direct, non-violent protest combined to mobilize several students at Marshall University who formed the Civic Interest Progressives (CIP), a biracial civil rights group.
Civic Interest Progressives.
Marshall University -- Students -- Civil rights.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- Huntington (W.Va.)
Thompson, Bruce A., "An appeal for racial justice : the Civic Interest Progressives' confrontation with Huntington, West Virginia and Marshall University, 1963-1965" (1986). Theses, Dissertations and Capstones. 1233.
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