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Civil Rights History Project: Lawrence Guyot
Civil Rights History Project: Lawrence Guyot
Published: 2014/06/23
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
2017 Heritage Awards: Lawrence Guyot Jr.
2017 Heritage Awards: Lawrence Guyot Jr.
Published: 2017/02/13
Channel: Mississippi Power
An Organizing Workshop With Lawrence Guyot
An Organizing Workshop With Lawrence Guyot
Published: 2012/07/15
Channel: SPOHP111
Southern Solidarity Summer presents: Lawrence Guyot
Southern Solidarity Summer presents: Lawrence Guyot
Published: 2011/07/07
Channel: VirginiaNewMajority1
Lawrence Guyot breaks it down!
Lawrence Guyot breaks it down!
Published: 2011/07/21
Channel: VirginiaNewMajority1
Civil Rights History Project Interview with Lawrence Guyot
Civil Rights History Project Interview with Lawrence Guyot
Published: 2012/12/15
Channel: NMAAHC
Lawrence Guyot Junior Season Highlights 2013 Season
Lawrence Guyot Junior Season Highlights 2013 Season
Published: 2014/06/15
Channel: Lawrence Guyot
WASHINGTON WATCH: A Reflection On The Life Of The Late Lawrence Guyot
WASHINGTON WATCH: A Reflection On The Life Of The Late Lawrence Guyot
Published: 2012/12/03
Channel: Roland S. Martin
Lawrence Guyot Interview - 10/25/04
Lawrence Guyot Interview - 10/25/04
Published: 2014/08/09
Channel: MS Civil Rights Veterans
Lawrence Guyout Dies at 73
Lawrence Guyout Dies at 73
Published: 2012/11/25
Channel: BreakingNewsHeadline
Civil rights leader Lawrence Guyot dies at 73
Civil rights leader Lawrence Guyot dies at 73
Published: 2012/11/25
Channel: findthenews
Spies of Mississippi | PBS America
Spies of Mississippi | PBS America
Published: 2016/03/10
Channel: PBSAmerica
Chaos or Community: Where Do We Go From Here?
Chaos or Community: Where Do We Go From Here?
Published: 2012/06/20
Channel: SPOHP111
7. AMOUR DIVIN : Jean GUYOT de CHÂTELET (Ioannes CASTILETI) (Partie 7/9)
7. AMOUR DIVIN : Jean GUYOT de CHÂTELET (Ioannes CASTILETI) (Partie 7/9)
Published: 2011/09/29
Channel: Polyphoniacastileti
What Was The Freedom Summer?
What Was The Freedom Summer?
Published: 2017/09/04
Channel: Question Out
Joan Mulholland Freedom Rider and Lawrence Guyot shares a story together about Jeronimo
Joan Mulholland Freedom Rider and Lawrence Guyot shares a story together about Jeronimo
Published: 2011/08/24
Channel: Dann S. Finklea
How to pronounce Lawrence Guyot (American English/US)  - PronounceNames.com
How to pronounce Lawrence Guyot (American English/US) - PronounceNames.com
Published: 2015/02/12
Channel: Pronounce Names
The Smallest Freedom Fighter - Sheyann Webb
The Smallest Freedom Fighter - Sheyann Webb
Published: 2014/05/16
Channel: LowellMilkenCtr
Civil Rights History Project: Gwendolyn M. Patton
Civil Rights History Project: Gwendolyn M. Patton
Published: 2014/06/24
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
Lawrence Guyot_Memorial at Tougaloo College_Dec 10, 11_Al White
Lawrence Guyot_Memorial at Tougaloo College_Dec 10, 11_Al White
Published: 2013/03/08
Channel: ACERCCMS
Owen Brooks in His Words
Owen Brooks in His Words
Published: 2014/11/20
Channel: MS Civil Rights Veterans
2017 Heritage Awards: Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts
2017 Heritage Awards: Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts
Published: 2017/02/13
Channel: Mississippi Power
Civil Rights History Project: Myrtle Gonza Glascoe
Civil Rights History Project: Myrtle Gonza Glascoe
Published: 2014/06/23
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
An Ordinary Hero: A Conversation with Civic Rights Pioneer Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
An Ordinary Hero: A Conversation with Civic Rights Pioneer Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
Published: 2016/11/08
Channel: BYU Office of Civic Engagement
2017 Heritage Awards: Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts
2017 Heritage Awards: Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts
Published: 2017/02/13
Channel: Mississippi Power
2017 Heritage Awards: Victoria Gray Adams
2017 Heritage Awards: Victoria Gray Adams
Published: 2017/02/13
Channel: Mississippi Power
Owen Brooks 4/14/06
Owen Brooks 4/14/06
Published: 2017/02/23
Channel: MS Civil Rights Veterans
Pieces From the Past Book Trailer
Pieces From the Past Book Trailer
Published: 2013/09/06
Channel: MississippiDoc
Civil Rights History Project: Mildred Bond Roxborough
Civil Rights History Project: Mildred Bond Roxborough
Published: 2014/06/23
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
SNCC (Carmichael, Barry, & Higgs) 1966 Press Conference
SNCC (Carmichael, Barry, & Higgs) 1966 Press Conference
Published: 2017/03/09
Channel: thepostarchive
A White Southerner in the Civil Rights Movement: The Ed King Story
A White Southerner in the Civil Rights Movement: The Ed King Story
Published: 2013/10/31
Channel: LivedTheology
DNC 2016 In Memoriam "Somewhere" ft Frederic Yonnet, harmonica
DNC 2016 In Memoriam "Somewhere" ft Frederic Yonnet, harmonica
Published: 2016/07/27
Channel: Frédéric Yonnet
Civil Rights History Project: Jamila Jones
Civil Rights History Project: Jamila Jones
Published: 2014/06/23
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
SPOHP in the Delta: A Project Report Year 5
SPOHP in the Delta: A Project Report Year 5
Published: 2014/09/13
Channel: SPOHP111
Dr. Ben Chavis Interview
Dr. Ben Chavis Interview
Published: 2008/09/15
Channel: PoliticalSwagger
The Nine Lives Of Marion Barry
The Nine Lives Of Marion Barry
Published: 2013/08/20
Channel: The Orchard Movies
Civil Rights History Project: C. T. Vivian
Civil Rights History Project: C. T. Vivian
Published: 2014/06/23
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
How to pronounce Guyot
How to pronounce Guyot
Published: 2014/11/22
Channel: Pronounce with me
Civil Rights History Project: Gertrude Newsome Jackson
Civil Rights History Project: Gertrude Newsome Jackson
Published: 2014/06/23
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
Rev. Maurice J. Moyer: Civil Rights Activist
Rev. Maurice J. Moyer: Civil Rights Activist
Published: 2011/12/19
Channel: Hagley Museum and Library
Civil Rights History Project: Charles F. McDew
Civil Rights History Project: Charles F. McDew
Published: 2014/06/24
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
Civil Rights History Project: Luis Zapata
Civil Rights History Project: Luis Zapata
Published: 2014/09/11
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
MARTIN SECK ALL STARS  "SAINT LOUIS BLUES"
MARTIN SECK ALL STARS "SAINT LOUIS BLUES"
Published: 2014/07/10
Channel: Jeff Guyot
Unita Blackwell
Unita Blackwell
Published: 2009/09/03
Channel: CoursesLLDL
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland/Lawrence Kansas/03.18.2017
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland/Lawrence Kansas/03.18.2017
Published: 2017/03/22
Channel: Collective Bargain Broadcasting
My Greatest Challenge - Tuskegee Airman Herbert Carter
My Greatest Challenge - Tuskegee Airman Herbert Carter
Published: 2012/03/05
Channel: NMAAHC
Delta Dreams
Delta Dreams
Published: 2013/03/28
Channel: Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
Stand For Freedom: The Life and Times of Willie B. Wazir Peacock
Stand For Freedom: The Life and Times of Willie B. Wazir Peacock
Published: 2014/08/17
Channel: lis cox
Civil Rights History Project: Doris Adelaide Derby
Civil Rights History Project: Doris Adelaide Derby
Published: 2014/06/23
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
Andover Invitational - 2mile
Andover Invitational - 2mile
Published: 2007/05/13
Channel: kevg98xc
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Lawrence Guyot
Born (1939-07-17)July 17, 1939
Pass Christian, Mississippi, U.S.
Died November 23, 2012(2012-11-23) (aged 73)
Mount Rainier, Maryland, U.S.
Alma mater Tougaloo College
Occupation Director Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Organization Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Known for Civil rights activist
Movement Civil Rights Movement
Peace movement
Spouse(s) Monica Klein Guyot
Children Julie Guyot-Diangone, Lawrence Guyot III

Lawrence Guyot Jr. (July 17, 1939 – November 23, 2012) was an American civil rights activist who was the director of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party in 1964.

Guyot, a native of Pass Christian, Mississippi joined the Freedom Movement in Mississippi in 1961, when he was a student at Tougaloo College in Mississippi. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry in 1963. Guyot also directed the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) project in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and later became director of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party via the Freedom Ballot of 80,000 participants and the Summer Project of 1964.[1] The major accomplishment of SNCC/MFDP was to establish a close bond with the United States Department of Justice.[2] In 1966, Guyot ran for Congress as an anti-war candidate.[3] Guyot was severely beaten many times, including while at the Mississippi State Penitentiary known as Parchman Farm, in the early 1960s stating of his testicles being burned with sticks by police officers.[4] Guyot helped lay the groundwork for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He received a degree in law in 1971 from Rutgers University, and then moved to Washington, D.C., where he worked for the election of Marion Barry as mayor in 1978.

He has appeared in many documentaries such as Eyes on the Prize in 1987. From the 1990s until the mid-2000s, Guyot often appeared as a commentator on Fox News, defending the legacy of the civil rights movement in heated discussions with hosts Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity. He continued speaking out on voting rights issues and encouraged people to vote for President Barack Obama. Until his retirement in 2004, Guyot was a program monitor for the D.C. Department of Human Services’ Office of Early Childhood Development.

His daughter Dr Julie Guyot-Diangone announced on November 24, 2012, that her father died at home in Mount Rainier, Maryland. She said he had heart problems and suffered from diabetes. In addition to his daughter, Guyot is survived by his wife of 47 years, Monica Klein Guyot, a son, Lawrence Guyot III of La Paz, Bolivia, and four grandchildren.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Library of Congress
  2. ^ Library of Congress
  3. ^ Biography at History makers
  4. ^ Library of Congress
  5. ^ Harris, Hamil R.; Schudel, Matt (November 25, 2012). "Lawrence Guyot, civil rights leader and community activist, dies at 73". The Washington Post. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 

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