Student organizations played a major role in the campaign for civil rights. This is similar to activities in the Caribbean in which student groups as the National Joint Action Committee and National Organization of Revolutionary Students sought racial equality and better political representation. Similarly, women’s organizations were an important component of this struggle. The contributions and support given, by Whites and ethnic minorities were vital but often overlooked. These groups included the Students for a Democratic Society, in the USA, which comprised mostly White students. Likewise, in the Caribbean, there were persons of Indian and Chinese descent who were part of the Black Power protests.