“Give light and people will find the way” Ella Baker
Ella Baker leads a conference at Shawn University in Raleigh, North Carolina that results in the creation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
Ella Josephine Baker was a black civil rights and human rights activist born in Virginia, who grew up in North Carolina and graduated from college there, and worked for most of her life-based in New York City.
Ella Baker – Civil Rights Activist – Associated Links:
- Ella Baker Biography | Ella Baker Center: http://ellabakercenter.org/about/who-was-ella-baker
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC): http://kingencyclopedia.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_student_nonviolent_coordinating_committee_sncc/
- “On MLK Day, Honor the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, Too”| Time.com: http://time.com/4633460/mlk-day-ella-baker/
- Ella Baker | Quotes: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/116766.Ella_Baker