Committee on the Appeal for Human Rights

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The Committee on the Appeal for Human Rights (COAHR) was formed by a group of Atlanta University Center students in February, 1960.

This committee drafted and published An Appeal for Human Rights on March 9, 1960.[1]

Six days after publication of An Appeal for Human Rights,[2] student in Atlanta united to start the Atlanta Student Movement with Sit-ins in order to demand racial desegregation of their society as part of the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

Members of COAHR[edit]

Original members of the Committee on the Appeal of Human Rights include, among others, Lonnie King, Julian Bond, Herschelle Sullivan, Carolyn Long, Joseph Pierce.[3]

An Appeal for Human Rights[edit]

An Appeal for Human Rights was published on March 9, 1960 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Appeal for Human Rights - Civil Rights Veterans
  2. ^ An Appeal for Human Rights - March 9th, 1960 - Committee on the Appeal for Human Rights
  3. ^ Phase Three - Direct Action & Desegregation (See especially February and March details) - Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement
  4. ^ An Appeal for Human Rights - March 9th, 1960 - Committee on the Appeal for Human Rights