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Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965$
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Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781604731071

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.001.0001

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Casey Hayden

Casey Hayden

August 1960, National Student Association Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Chapter:
(p.135) Casey Hayden
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Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965
Author(s):

Davis W. Houck

David E. Dixon

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0016

Born on October 31, 1937, in Victoria, Texas, Sandra Cason Hayden was exposed to student racial politics when she entered the University of Texas as a junior in 1957. Hayden became involved with the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), the United States National Student Association (NSA), and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). In Atlanta, Georgia, she worked on race relations for the YWCA and helped organize the Students for a Democratic Society. In August 1960, Hayden spoke at the NSA Convention held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This chapter shows Hayden’s speech, in which she made the case for supporting the student sit-in movement.

Keywords:   speech, Sandra Cason Hayden, racial politics, Young Women’s Christian Association, United States National Student Association, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, race relations, Students for a Democratic Society, Minneapolis, sit-in movement

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