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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
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|ISBN:||9780820329635 0820329630 9780820338651 0820338656|
|Description:||xviii, 508 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part one: Local studies as case studies. Local people and national leaders : the view from Mississippi / John Dittmer --
Challenging the civil rights narrative : women, gender, and the "politics of protection" / Laurie B. Green --
Finding Fannie Corbett : black women and the transformation of civil rights narratives in Wilson, North Carolina / Charles W. McKinney, Jr. --
The 1968 Poor People's Campaign, Marks, Mississippi, and the mule train : fighting poverty locally, representing poverty nationally / Amy Nathan Wright --
Part two: From local studies to synthesis. Focusing our eyes on the prize : how community studies are reframing and rewriting the history of the Civil Rights Movement / J. Todd Moye --
Freedom now : nonviolence in the southern Freedom Movement 1960-1964 / Wesley Hogan --
"It wasn't the Wild West" : keeping local studies in self-defense historiography / Emilye Crosby --
Part three: Creating and communicating movement history : methodology and theory. Remaking history : Barack Obama, political cartoons, and the Civil Rights Movement / Hasan Kwame Jeffries --
Making "Eyes on the Prize" : an interview with filmmaker and SNCC staffer Judy Richardson / Emily Crosbye, interviewer and editor --
"Sexism is a helluva thing" : rethinking our questions and assumptions / Charles M. Payne --
Telling freedom stories from the inside out : internal politics and movement cultures in SNCC and the Black Panther Party / Robyn C. Spencer and Wesley Hogan --
That movement responsibility : an interview with Judy Richardson on movement values and movement history / Emily Crosbye, interviewer and editor --
Accidental matriarchs and beautiful helpmates : Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, and the memorialization of the Civil Rights Movement / Jeanne Theoharis --
Why study the Movement? A conversation on movement values and movement history / Charles M. Payne --
Conclusion. "Doesn't everyone want to grow up to be Ella Baker?" : teaching movement history / Emily Crosbye.
|Responsibility:||edited by Emilye Crosby.|
This collection is essential for everyone interested in the past and present movement for social justice and human rights. Kenneth S. Jolly, "Journal of American History""
- African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
- United States -- Race relations.
- United States -- History, Local.
- African Americans -- Civil rights.
- Race relations.
- United States.
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