In chapter 21, Anne Moody states that the Tougaloo chapter of the NAACP organized a demonstration at the state fair in Jackson. Anne didn't go but watched the demonstration take place on TV at her student dorm with the other female students. When Dave Jones was interviewed, she states that it was the first time that someone from the NAACP had appeared on TV.
When the police returned the students to their student dorms in their cars later that night, it brought great excitement to everyone involved. Soon they were organizing more demonstrations and boycotts. On page 296, Moody and her friends join Reverend King to demonstrate outside a post office in Jackson with the idea that police couldn't arrest them because the post office was federal property.
On page 288, Moody talks about a sit-in at Woolworths on Capitol Street in Jackson. To divert attention away from the sit-in, Moody states that some people started picketing J. C. Penney's.