to the South to test the desegregation of public facilities. 151 In 1964, organizers launched the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (mfdp) to challenge the all-white official party. ISBhandra, Siddharth and Angela Williams-Foster. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. In 1969, Tennessee had.1 turnout among black voters; Arkansas,.9; curley and Curley and Texas,.1. 195 According to Tim Weiner, "RFK knew much more about this surveillance than he ever admitted." Although Kennedy only gave approval for limited wiretapping.
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158 Mondale commented that: A lot of civil rights legislation was about making the South behave and taking the teeth from George Wallace, but this came right to the neighborhoods across the country. Florence Rowe (whose husband was vice president of John Hancock Insurance Company) came to lend their support. Malcolm had responded by calling King an " Uncle Tom " who turned his back on black militancy in order to appease the white power structure. 61 Meanwhile, armed self-defense continued discreetly in the Southern movement with such figures as sncc's Amzie Moore, 61 Hartman Turnbow, 62 and Fannie Lou Hamer 63 all willing to use arms to defend their lives from nightrides. Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 19561968, Atlanta: High Museum of Art, 2008. 146 Though Freedom Summer failed to register many voters, it had a significant effect on the course of the civil rights movement. They stayed and sang "freedom songs".