#RobertMoses

The Algebra Project is a brainchild of activist Robert Moses. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  •  Moses' experience in the Mississippi movement helped him start the venture
  • The project was started with Moses' funding for education
  • The Algebra Project aims to give qualtiy math education to all Americans

.New York, NY, USA
Bob Moses co-founded the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. (Photo credit: Twitter/@zellieimani)

  • Robert Parris Moses was a civil rights activist and an educator
  • Moses fought for quality and began working with civil rights activists in 1960
  • He joined the SNCC as a field secretary and later became the project director

.Greensboro, NC, USA
The SNCC was formed in 1960. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@SNCC60th)

  • The SNCC worked on matters related to voter registration, adult education and more
  • SNCC pushed the historic 1965 Voting Rights Act
  • The group was launched through sit-ins organised by a handful of Black students in North Carolina