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To write in the light of freedom : the newspapers of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Schools

Author: William Sturkey; Jon N Hale
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2015.
Series: Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fifty years after Freedom Summer, To Write in the Light of Freedom offers a glimpse into the hearts of the African American youths who attended the Mississippi Freedom Schools in 1964. One of the most successful initiatives of Freedom Summer, more than forty Freedom Schools opened doors to thousands of young African American students. Here they learned civics, politics, and history, curriculum that helped them  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
To write in the light of freedom.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2015
(DLC) 2014030628
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Sturkey; Jon N Hale
ISBN: 9781628461886 1628461888
OCLC Number: 879245485
Notes: "This collection contains Freedom School newspapers gathered from archives, libraries, and personal collections across America"--Introduction.
Description: 220 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Benton County freedom train --
Drew freedom fighter --
The freedom carrier (Greenwood, MS) --
Hattiesburg freedom press --
Student voice of true light (Hattiesburg, MS) --
The freedom news (Holly Springs, MS) --
Freedom's journal (McComb, MS) --
Freedom star (Meridian, MS) --
Freedom news (Palmer's Crossing, MS) --
Ruleville freedom fighter --
Freedom flame (Shaw, MS).
Series Title: Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
Responsibility: edited by William Sturkey and Jon N. Hale.
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