Committee on the Appeal for Human Rights


Committee on the Appeal for Human Rights

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

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

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

References

  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

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