Howard Zinn's Southern diary : sit-ins, civil rights, and black women's student activism (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Howard Zinn's Southern diary : sit-ins, civil rights, and black women's student activism

Author: Howard Zinn; Robert Cohen; Alice Walker
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1960s, students of Spelman College, a black liberal arts college for women, helped organize historic civil rights protests occurring across Atlanta, leading to the arrest of some for participating in sit-ins in the local community. A young Howard Zinn (future author of the worldwide best seller A People's History of the United States) was a professor of history at Spelman during this era and served as an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Diaries
History
Named Person: Howard Zinn; Howard Zinn
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zinn; Robert Cohen; Alice Walker
ISBN: 9780820353227 0820353221 9780820353289 0820353280
OCLC Number: 1019837118
Description: xx, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What nurtured my outrage, really? / by Alice Walker --
Mentor to the movement : Howard Zinn, SNCC, and the Spelman College freedom struggle --
Diary editor's note --
Howard Zinn's Southern diary --
Appendix I. "On liberty at Spelman," March 11, 1963 --
Appendix II. Debate on abolishing the House Committee on Un-American Activities : Howard Zinn's opening statement in support of abolition, Emory University, February 11, 1963.
Responsibility: Robert Cohen ; foreword by Alice Walker.

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One of the most extensive records of the political climate on a historically black college in 1960s America, Howard Zinn's diary offers an in-depth view. It is a fascinating historical document of  Read more...

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