The Activists' Watch

June 24, 2022

Turning the embers into a bonfire
Calendar section

Upcoming Activist Events:
June 24 - July 7, 2022

June 27 - CALL TO ACTION, 3 pm, Hate-Free Schools Coalition of Albemarle County
Rally to remove slaveholders names from our libraries

June 27 - 7 pm, Staunton Organizing meeting

For complete descriptions of these events, visit
The Activists' Guide Calendar.

What happened?

June 24, 1964, discovery of the bodies of the June 21 1964 murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner.
They were murdered on June 21 by the KKK.
They were members of Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). They had been working with the Freedom Summer campaign by attempting to register African Americans in Mississippi to vote

Today's Quote

How to survive as an activist:

"You cry and you scream and you stomp your feet and you shout. You say, 'You know what? I'm giving up, I don't care.'
And then you go to bed and you wake up and it's a brand new day, and you pick yourself back up again."

Nicole Scherzinger

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