A Civil Rights Protester

Elaine Turner

Elaine Lee Turner speaks about her family's activism during the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis, TN. She estimated that she may have been involved in over 100 protests. She stated, "We just participated in everything that was going on throughout that time, whatever protest was on the horizon, whatever the targets were." For more on the Student Sit-In Movement, see: Moments in Civil Rights History -Student Sit-In Organizers Expelled Moments in Civil Rights History -The Sit-In Movement For personal accounts of the Student Sit-In Movement, see: Purnell Steen - Denver's Sit In Movement Frank Smith - We Changed America Rev. William Moore - The Sit-In Movement in Fayetteville, NC Rev. William A. Lawson - The Student Movement in Houston

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