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[Atlanta Inquirer photo]Rev. James Bevel, SCLC, speaking to SCOPE volunteers at the orientation in Atlanta, GA.

from Black Art Depot Today

8 Facts About Rev. James Bevel, the Strategist and Architect of the Civil Rights Movement


Gasping for breath, James Bevel and John Lewis are trapped inside a Nashville restaurant filled with insecticide gas when the manager turns on a fumigating machine to disrupt a sit-in.


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

from Uncyclopedia

James Bevel

Although James Bevel is known for his activism during the Civil Rights Movement, it was the molestation he inflicted on his daughters that will outlast this. The confirmation of Bevel's rape of his daughter, Aaralyn Mills that sent shock throughout the African American community. The beloved activist that people looked up to was nothing more than a monster in disguise.

Common, who has two Grammys, plays civil rights leader James Bevel in the Best Picture nominee.