Research Project Title

James Morris Lawson, Jr. and His Career of Non-Violent Activism

Session Type

Poster Presentation

Research Project Abstract

Non-violent protests possess a form of honor in the American culture. During the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King stated that for the time, James Lawson was one of the experts in accomplishing non-violent protests. His education, tactics, and words gave crowds the courage to take action against a superior, aggressive force and yet the discipline to not reciprocate such behavior. James Morris Lawson, Jr. made a significant impact to the outcome of the Civil Rights Struggle and the development to equal rights within Nashville, Tennessee all while maintaining the movement’s honor and belief in non-violent activism.

Session Number

PS3

Location

HUB Multipurpose Room

Abstract Number

PS3-b

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Apr 28th, 2:15 PM Apr 28th, 3:45 PM

James Morris Lawson, Jr. and His Career of Non-Violent Activism

HUB Multipurpose Room

Non-violent protests possess a form of honor in the American culture. During the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King stated that for the time, James Lawson was one of the experts in accomplishing non-violent protests. His education, tactics, and words gave crowds the courage to take action against a superior, aggressive force and yet the discipline to not reciprocate such behavior. James Morris Lawson, Jr. made a significant impact to the outcome of the Civil Rights Struggle and the development to equal rights within Nashville, Tennessee all while maintaining the movement’s honor and belief in non-violent activism.