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Even as a child, Sammy Younge, Jr. saw the struggle for equal rights as a personal challenge. A political science student at prestigious Tuskegee Institute, he became a leader in the student Civil Rights Movement. Demonstrations were touched off on January 4, 1966 when it became known that Sammy, age 21, had been shot and killed by a gas station attendant. James Forman kneEven as a child, Sammy Younge, Jr. saw the struggle for equal rights as a personal challenge. A political science student at prestigious Tuskegee Institute, he became a leader in the student Civil Rights Movement. Demonstrations were touched off on January 4, 1966 when it became known that Sammy, age 21, had been shot and killed by a gas station attendant. James Forman knew Sammy personally, and tells the young martyr's story through interviews with family and friends....

Title : Sammy Younge, Jr.: The First Black College Student to Die in the Black Liberation Movement
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ISBN : 9780940880139
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 282 Pages
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Sammy Younge, Jr.: The First Black College Student to Die in the Black Liberation Movement Reviews

  • Benjamin Lettuce Treuhaft
    2018-11-24 06:57

    Published in 1968 shortly after a gas station owner gunned down Forrman's co-shit kicker Younge for using whites-only toilet, this chapter in the history of black power, written by one of the movement's most brilliant intellectual authors, has lots of political commentary along the way.