Victoria Gray Adams


Victoria Almeter Jackson Gray Adams born Hattiesburg, MS November 5, 1926 (d. 2006). Field Secretary for Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, 1962; leader in King's SCLC; Freedom Summer organizer; Mississippi Freedom Dem. Party with Fannie Lou Hamer, 1964.


"Effective movements are composed of two basic constituencies: those who are in the movement, and those who have the movement in them. The movement is in me, and I know it always will be." (Brian Johns interview c. 2004; photo Find a Grave)