- Created by: ricardo14
- Created on: 19-10-20 13:47
- Freedom Summer
- On 21 June, 3 CORE members were arrested while driving to there home.
- They were released that evening. On their way home they were murdered by the KKK.
- CORE and SNCC members found there car, a burned-out wreck, on 23 June.
- there bodies were not found until 4 August. They had been shot. It became another scandal.
- They also found the bodies of eight black men; three were later identified as CORE workers.
of SNCC and others involved
- they set up freedom summer
- Success/ achievement
- SNCC volunteers knew they were putting themselves and black Mississippians in danger.
- Many white Mississippians called the project an invasion
- they argued that the northern students did not understand the South.