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Sammy Younge Jr.

Jan. 3, 1966: Sammy Younge Jr. Murdered

Samuel Younge Jr., Navy vet, Tuskegee student, activist was killed in Alabama for using "whites-only" bathroom. SNCC issued a powerful statement about his murder and in opposition to the Vietnam War.
Themes: African American, Democracy & Citizenship, Imperialism, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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