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|Popular As||James Bevel|
|Occupation||Civil Rights Leader|
|Age||84 years old|
|Born||October 19, 1936 (MS)|
James Bevel’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible
James Bevel was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
A minister and civil right activist who was the Director of Direct Action and the Director of Nonviolent Education of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference during the 1960's.
He attended workshops at the Highlander Folk School taught by its founder, Myles Horton and participated in the 1960 Nashville Lunch-Counter Sit-Ins.
As Director of Nonviolent Education of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) he initiated, strategized, directed, and developed SCLC's three major successes of the era: the 1963 Birmingham Children's Crusade, the 1965 Selma Voting Rights Movement, and the 1966 Chicago Open Housing Movement.
He married Diane Nash and had two children, Sherri and Douglass Bevel, with her.
He read Mahatma Gandhi's books and took workshops based on his nonviolent tactics.