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An Embittered SNCC
Adopts Black Power

AP News Analysis
ATLANTA-In six years of ex-
istence the Student Nonviolent Co-
ordinating Committee has changed
from idealistic to bitter, from en-
thusiastic to belligerent, but it has
remained always embattled.
The opposition has changed,
from rural sheriffs to congress-
men and metropolitan mayors; the
memiership has changed and the
focus has moved, 'but contention
still follows SNCC like a swarm of
hornets with its national chair-
man facing riot charges and its
publicity director having quit.
Inciting to Riot
Stokely Carmichael, 25, West
Indies-born head of SNCC was
jailed here Thursday night on
charges of disturbing the peace
and inciting to riot, the aftermath

strong idealism. They are very
idealistic about democracy."
Voter registration was an early
concern and working in remote
areas of the South, many SNCC
workers encountered brutality
which fostered frustration and in-
creasing bitterness.
From an idealistic concern for
democracy, a concern for politics
naturally grew, with the climactic
series of demonstrations in Bir-
mingham, Ala., in 1963, SNCC
leaders turned more and more to
the idea of revamping democratic
In 1964, the SNCC-fostered Free-
dom Democratic party emerged in
Mississippi; so did a protest
against drafting Negroes to serve
in Viet Nam.
In 1965, Carmichael and other
SNCC workers organizes the all-
Negro Black Panther party in
Lowndes County, Ala.
Black Power
The inherent separatism in the
move brought to light another
element in the metamorphosis of
SNCC - which recently emerged
full grown as the concept of
"black power."
The begging posture of the ear-
ly demonstrations did not sit well
with the young militants. who were
proud as well as impatient. Fur-
thermore, integrated lunch coun-
ters were not of much use to the
frustrated stratum with which
SNCC concerned itself; the poor-
est, the least educated, the least
ambitious to rise.
"I never say anything bad about
SNCC,". confided an official of
the Southern Christian Leadership
Conference long after a rift with
the organization it helped start
had become apparent. "They get
right down there with the lowest,
where often ;times we haven't
SCLC, started and headed by
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is
totally committed to nonviolence
and integration. It tried to heal
the split and to present the ap-
pearance of a united front. Singer
Harry Belafonte mediated discus-
sions between the two groups in
the spring of 1965-confirming
that the cleavage was there.
But last May 14 Lewis was ousted
and replaced by Carmichael.
Lewis later quit, saying. "I am not
prepared to give up my commit-
ment to nonviolence."
The multigroup march through
Mississippi after the shooting of
James Meredith proved once again
to be a coalition of convenience,
not conviction, and it was there
the cry, "black power" emerged
at full volume.

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Cinema Guild - Tony Richardson's
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General Notices
University Activities Center: Mass
meeting will be held Sun., Sept. 11 at
7:30 in the Union Ballroom.
Women's Research Club: Meets Mon.,
Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. In West Conference
Room of Rackham Bldg. Prof. Rosemary
Sarri of Social Work will speak on
"Malperformance in the Public Schools."
Linguistic Lecture: Tues., Sept. 13,
at 4:30 p.m., at Rackham Amphithea-
tre. Prof. O. L. Chavarria-Aguilar will
speak on "Language and Politics in
India" Public invited.
Doctoral Examination for Richard
Wilhelm Kopp, Chemistry; thesis:
"Complexes of [ (CH3)2N] 3-nPCin with
A1C13-Their Reactions and Existence
as Intermediates in Ligand Dispropor-
tionation Processes," Sat., Sept. 10,
Room 3003 Chemistry, at 9:30 a.m.
Chairman, R. W. Parry.
Doctoral Examination for Robert Or-
tha Barr, Jr., Instrumentation Engineer-
ing; thesis: "Computation of Optimal
Controls by Quadratic Programming on
Convex Reachable Sets," Mon., Sept. 12,

Room 1028 East Engineering, at 3 p.m.
Chairman, E. G. Gilbert.
Summary of Action Taken by Student
Government Council at Its Meeting
September 8, 1966
Accepted: Resignations of Council
members Alex Goodwin and Donald Res-
Appointed: Richard Van House and
Michael Dean to committee for inter-
viewing new Council members.
Appointed: Fred G. Smith, Pat Mc-
Carty, Neill Hollenshead, Ruth Bau-
mann and Marg Asman to committee
to investigate the matter of disclosure
of University records with reference
to recent HUAC subpoena.
Accepted: Voter registration report.
Accepted: Student Housing Associa-
tion report.
Accepted: Treasurer's report and budg-
et 1966-67.
Approved: After suspension of rules
that SGC grant Galens Honorary Medi-
cal Society permission to conduct a
bucket drive for the children's work-
shop at University Hospital on Dec. 2
and 3 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Approved: Changes in organizational
Approved: Changes in Council Plan:
Article 6, Section A: Delete "existing"
and insert "voting" (membership); Ar-
ticle 9, Section A: After "Once the
petition has been submitted, the Coun-

cil must either adopt the legislation
or submit it to," delete the rest of
the sentence and insert "either the ex-
plicitly concerned segment of the stu-
dent body or the entire student body
(which must be determined by 2/3
vote of Council) for approval at the
next regularly scheduled election."
Block Tickets: Results of drawing
showing order of preference for block
tickets, Ferrante and Teicher Concert,
Hill Aud., Sept. 17:
Sigma Phi Epsilon, Alpha Epsilon
Pi, Owen House, Alpha Sigma Phi, Chi-
cago House, Winchell House, Hayden
House, Betsy Barbour, Phi Alpha Kap-
pa, Klein, Alice Lloyd, Alpha Omega,
Tau Delta Phi, Beta Theta Pi, Sigma
Phi, Pi Lambda Phi, Delta Tau Delta,
Reeves House, Evans Scholars, Lambda
Chi Alpha, Phi Epsilon Pi.
Allen Rumsey, Law Club, Angell,
Greene House, Zeta Beta Tau, Theta
Delta Chi, Chi Phi, Sigma Pi, Phi Kap-
pa Tau, Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Delta
Phi, Kelsey House, Phi Sigma Kappa,
Anderson House, Michigan Technic,
Williams House, Lloyd House Butler
House, Kappa Sigma.
Scott House, Wenley House, WQ, Phi
Gamma Delta, Theta Xi, Adams House,
Cooley House, Sigma Alpha Mu, Little
House, Markley, Frederick House, Alpha
Kappa Lambda, Delta Sigma Delta, Al-

pha Kappa Psi, Prescott House, Delta
Chi, Palmer, Alice Lloyd.
Henderson House, Michigan House,
WQ, East Quad Tyler, Hinsdale House,
EQ, Frost House, Hinsdale-Alice Lloyd,
Delta Sigma Phi, Lutheran Collegians,
Taylor SQ, Stockwell Hall, Delta Upsi-
lon, Newberry, Mosher, Huber House,
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recognized and registered student or-
ganizations only. Organizaations who.
are planning to be active for the Fall
Term must be registered in the Office
of Student Organizations by Fri., Sept.
16. Forms are available in Room 1011
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of a slum disturbance Tuesday
which cracked the city's image as
a paragon of racial harmony.
Julian Bond, twice elected to the
Georgia House of Representatives
and twice excluded after saying
burning a draft card takes courage
though he wouldn't do it himself,
said Thursday he was resigning
aftew five years with SNCC.
The organization was born in
April, 19O, in Greensboro, N.C.,
and survived a rugged infancy
through the early sit-ins and free-
dom rides.
"SNCC workers," said former
chairman John Lewis, "have a

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Sat., Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. in Room 2528
SAB. All actives and pledges please at-
* * *
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Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. in Room 3529 SAB.
University Lutheran Chapel, 1511
Washtenaw, Sun., Sept.11, 9:45 a.m.
and 11:15 a.m. services. Sermon by
the Rev. A. Scheirs: "Students and the
More Abundant Life." Holy Communion
will be offered. Bible class at 11:15 a.m.
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Gamma Delta, Regular meeting, Sun.,
Sept. 11, 6 to 8 p.m., University Luth-
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followed by student-professor discus-
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at 6.45.

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