J. Charles Jones, Esquire

SNCC, 1960-63, NC, SC, GA, AL, MA, MISS, DC, VA, NY
Current Residence: Charlotte, NC.

Rock Hill & Charlotte Sit-Ins

MY NAME IS J CHARLES JONES. 64 YEARS OLD, LEAD THE SIT-INS HERE IN CHARLOTTE, NC, FEB 8TH, 1960, LUNCH COUNTERS OPENED JUNE 8,TH 1960, ORGANIZER OF THE STUDENT NONVIOLENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE AT SHAW UNIVERSITY, 1960, VOTER REGISTRATION CHAIRMAN SNCC FIRST STAFF WITH DIAN NASH,

CHAIRPERSON, DIRECT ACTION SNCC AT THAT TIME, 30 DAYS ACTIVE ON CHANG GANG BY CHOICE AFTER SITING-IN IN THE ROCK HILL, SC MOVEMENT, FREEDOM RIDER AND ARRESTED IN MONTGOMERY, ALA THE DAY AFTER THE FIRST GROUP LEFT MONTGOMERY FOR JACKSON. MISS MAY 1961, ORGANIZER SNCC PARTICIPATION IN McCOMB, MISSISSIPPI WITH FIRST HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO DID FIRST SIT-IN AT LUNCH COUNTERS IN MISSISSIPPI AND WERE EXPELLED, ORGANIZER WITH CHARLES SHERROD, CORDELL REAGON OF THE ALBANY GEORGIA MOVEMENT WHERE I WENT TO JAIL ON TWO OCCASIONS WITH DR. KING. GRADUATED FROM HOWARD UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL IN 1966 AND PASSED THE NORTH CAROLINA BAR IN 1976 AND AFTER A TWO YEAR POSITION AS AN ASSISTANT DISTRTICT ATTORNEY HERE IN CHARLOTTE. NC, ! I HAVE BEEN PRACTICING LAW FOR 25 YEARS. AND LOVING EVERY MINUTE OF IT

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