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The river of no return : the autobiography of a Black militant and the life and death of SNCC

Author: Cleveland Sellers; Robert L Terrell
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Among histories of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, there are few personal narratives better than this one.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sellers, Cleveland, 1944-
River of no return.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1990
(OCoLC)680552293
Named Person: Cleveland Sellers; Cleveland Sellers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cleveland Sellers; Robert L Terrell
ISBN: 087805474X 9780878054749
OCLC Number: 22113828
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Morrow, 1973.
Includes index.
Description: 289 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Growing Up in Denmark --
The Movement Comes to Denmark --
SNCC : The Beginning --
Courage, Commitment and Major Responsibility --
Howard University : The Beginning of Total Commitment --
Small War in Cambridge --
The Search --
The Long, Hot Summer --
A River of No Return --
Anarchists, Floaters and Hardliners --
Setting the House in Order : Seeking Levers of Power --
From Black Consciousness to Black Power --
A Political Nightmare : A Personal Tragedy --
"The best of times: the worst of times ..." --
The End of an Era --
"Soon, we will not cry" --
The Orangeburg Massacre --
Prisonbound --
The King Is Dead --
SNCC Is Dead --
I Have Only One Life : The Struggle.
Responsibility: by Cleveland Sellers with Robert Terrell.

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"The River of No Return is, quite simply, one of the two or three most important books to come out of the civil rights movement. [Sellers's] book is as timely now as it was when he wrote it."--John Read more...

 
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