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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee: a U.S. civil rights organization formed by students and active especially during the 1960s, whose aim was to achieve political and economic equality for African Americans through local and regional action groups.
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Origin of SNCC
First recorded in 1960, when it was founded
Words nearby SNCC
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Example sentences from the Web for SNCC
This event, know as “Turn Around Tuesday,” enraged many of the demonstrators, especially the young SNCC activists.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They were trying to mirror SNCC and SDS globally and move the Peace Corps in that direction.Tom Hayden’s Feelings on Occupy Wall Street Run Hot and Cold|Jeff Smith|April 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for SNCC
/ (snɪk) /
n acronym for (in the US)
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (1960–69) and Student National Coordinating Committee (from 1969); a civil-rights organization
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