James Bevel was a leader of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. He worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Bevel, and was the Director of Direct Action, as well as the Director of Nonviolent Education of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Here are 10 other facts if you don’t know you…10 Facts You Should Know About Civil Rights Activist James Bevel
King and other civil-rights leaders enter Montgomery, on a 1965 march. This picture links to a New Yorker article on the development of the Voting Rights Act, with tons of detail on the broader Civil Rights movement. Truly the most comprehensive article I've ever read on the subject. MUST read.