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Definition of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

 
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(abbreviation SNCC)
 
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one of the active African American organizations during the civil rights movement. It was begun in 1960 by black and white students in Raleigh, North Carolina. SNCC was against the use of violence until Stokely Carmichael became its leader in 1966. It ended three years later.