importance of African American women’s activism and leadership in rural areas and the challenges they faced

importance of African American women’s activism and leadership in rural areas and the challenges they faced

Based on the readings and video clips, discuss the importance of African American women’s activism and leadership in rural areas and the challenges they faced. Discuss their leadership in key civil rights organizations such as the NAACP, CORE and the MFDP and the impact of such leadership on the overall struggle for civil rights. What issues did African American women such as Septima Clark, Fannie Lou Hamer, Annie Devine and Victoria Gray face in the Movement and what did they accomplish? How important was the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party towards challenging political repression and inequality for the Black community?