Feature ArticlesNurses in the Civil Rights MovementPollitt, Phoebe PhD, RNAuthor Information Phoebe Pollitt is associate professor of nursing at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. The author wishes to acknowledge Claire O'Connor, MA, LPN, and Josephine Disparti, RN, who were invaluable in the writing of this article. Contact author: firstname.lastname@example.org. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise. AJN, American Journal of Nursing: June 2016 - Volume 116 - Issue 6 - p 50-57 doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000484231.55116.8e Buy Metrics AbstractIn Brief Six brave, committed health care workers who joined the struggle for racial equality. The author chronicles the experiences of five nurses and one nursing student who protested, marched, and organized to fight for racial equality in the 1960s. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.