Erica Lee Anderson is an undergraduate history student at the University of Washington. Having lived all over the United States, she has always had an interest in history. She hopes to graduate from the University of Washington in June of 2008 with a B.A. in history. From there, she hopes to attend graduate school in the Seattle area to obtain her Master’s In Teaching and eventually teach elementary school.
The Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO), also known as the Black Panther Party, was started in 1965 under the direction of Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) activist Stokely Carmichael. In 1965, Lowndes County in Alabama was 80% black but not a single black citizen was … Read MoreLowndes County Freedom Organization (1965- )