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Along with his former wife Diane Nash, James Luther Bevel was a
student organizer in the Nashville Student Movement when Dr. King
hired him as Director of Direct Action and Director of Nonviolent
Education of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Rev.
Bevel developed and initiated several important campaigns, including
the 1965 Selma voting rights effort. He also helped organize the 1963
March on Washington and the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March. Bevel
later organized against the Vietnam War and was associated with 1995
Million Man March. His legacy was subsequently marred by an arrest and
conviction for child molestation in Virginia in 2008.
Operation Breadbasket, unemployment, poverty, nonviolence, Negro voter registration, and a financial report are just several of the topics covered in this informational pamphlet detailing the ways in which monies were divided amongst the many functions of the SCLC.