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Collection of FBI reports comprising the Bureau’s investigation and of surveillance of civil rights activist, James Forman, and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
Also includes Forman’s involvement with the "Black Manifesto" and the Bureau’s "COINTELPRO" investigations into "Black Nationalist - Hate Groups / Internal Security," which include information on the activities of SNCC. Forman acted as Executive Secretary of SNCC until 1966, arranging transportation, food, and housing for volunteers, and raising funds. From 1967-1969, Forman served as SNCC’s International Affairs Director and became involved with linking SNCC to the Black Power movement. He authored a memoir, The Making of Black Revolutionaries, and founded the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee (UPAC), a nonprofit social action organization, serving as its president from 1974-2003.
Producer: Special Collections and Archives, Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, Queens College, City University of New York
Interlibrary Loan Type: Not Permitted
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