Johnetta Gladys Richards is a Professor of Africana Studies at San Francisco State University. She holds an undergraduate degree from Virginia State University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. She has presented a number of papers at historical conferences, workshops and forums. Her article is “Fundamentally Determined; James and Esther Jackson and the Southern Negro Youth Congress, 1937-1940” was published in 2008 by Routledge Press.
Members of the Southern Negro Youth Congress Meet with Idaho Senator Glen Taylor, 1947 Image Ownership: Public Domain The Southern Negro Youth Congress (SNYC) was formed in 1937 by young people who had attended the National Negro Congress (NNC) in Chicago, Illinois in 1936 and … Read MoreSouthern Negro Youth Congress (1937-1949)