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Freedom s Teacher Large Print 16pt

Freedom s Teacher  Large Print 16pt Author Katherine Mellon Charron
ISBN-10 9781458782304
Release 2011-06-01
Pages 464
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Septima Poinsette Clark's gift to the civil rights movement was education. In the mid-1950s, this former public school teacher developed a citizenship training program that enabled thousands of African Americans to register to vote and then to link the power of the ballot to concrete strategies for individual and communal empowerment. This vibrantly written biography places Clark (1898-1987) in a long tradition of southern African American activist educators, women who spent their lives teaching citizenship by helping people to help themselves. Freedom's Teacher traces Clark's life from her earliest years as a student, teacher, and community member in rural and urban South Carolina to her increasing radicalization as an activist following World War II, highlighting how Clark brought her life's work to bear on the civil rights movement. Katherine Mellen Charron's engaging portrait demonstrates Clark's crucial role--and the role of many black women teachers--in making education a cornerstone of the twentieth-century freedom struggle. Drawing on autobiographies and memoirs by fellow black educators, state educational records, papers from civil rights organizations, and oral histories, Charron argues that the schoolhouse served as an important institutional base for the movement. Clark's program also fostered participation from grassroots southern black women, affording them the opportunity to link their personal concerns to their political involvement on the community's behalf. Using Clark's life as a lens, Charron sheds valuable new light on southern black women's activism in national, state, and judicial politics, from the Progressive Era to the civil rights movement and beyond.



Freedom s Teacher

Freedom s Teacher Author Katherine Mellen Charron
ISBN-10 9780807833322
Release 2009
Pages 462
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Septima Poinsette Clark's gift to the civil rights movement was education. In the mid-1950s, this former public school teacher developed a citizenship training program that enabled thousands of African Americans to register to vote and then to link the po



Freedom s Teacher

Freedom s Teacher Author Katherine Mellen Charron
ISBN-10 0807898465
Release 2009-11-30
Pages 480
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In the mid-1950s, Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987), a former public school teacher, developed a citizenship training program that enabled thousands of African Americans to register to vote and then to link the power of the ballot to concrete strategies for individual and communal empowerment. In this vibrantly written biography, Katherine Charron demonstrates Clark's crucial role--and the role of many black women teachers--in making education a cornerstone of the twentieth-century freedom struggle. Using Clark's life as a lens, Charron sheds valuable new light on southern black women's activism in national, state, and judicial politics, from the Progressive Era to the civil rights movement and beyond.



Freedom s Teacher Enhanced Ebook

Freedom s Teacher  Enhanced Ebook Author Katherine Mellen Charron
ISBN-10 9780807837603
Release 2012-03-15
Pages 480
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Civil rights activist Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987) developed a citizenship education program that enabled tens of thousands of African Americans to register to vote and to link the power of the ballot to concrete strategies for individual and communal empowerment. Clark, who began her own teaching career in 1916, grounded her approach in the philosophy and practice of southern black activist educators in the decades leading up to the 1950s and 1960s, and then trained a committed cadre of grassroots black women to lead this literacy revolution in community stores, beauty shops, and churches throughout the South. In this engaging biography, Katherine Charron tells the story of Clark, from her coming of age in the South Carolina lowcountry to her activism with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in the movement's heyday. The enhanced electronic version of the book draws from archives, libraries, and the author's personal collection and includes nearly 100 letters, documents, photographs, newspaper articles, and interview excerpts, embedding each in the text where it will be most meaningful. Featuring more than 60 audio clips (more than 2.5 hours total) from oral history interviews with 15 individuals, including Clark herself, the enhanced e-book redefines the idea of the "talking book." Watch the video below to see a demonstration of the enhanced ebook:



Ready from Within

Ready from Within Author Septima Poinsette Clark
ISBN-10 PSU:000021442056
Release 1990
Pages 134
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Ready from Within has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ready from Within also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ready from Within book for free.



Freedom Rights

Freedom Rights Author Danielle McGuire
ISBN-10 9780813134499
Release 2011-11-01
Pages 402
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In his seminal article “Freedom Then, Freedom Now,” renowned civil rights historian Steven F. Lawson described his vision for the future study of the civil rights movement. Lawson called for a deeper examination of the social, economic, and political factors that influenced the movement’s development and growth. He urged his fellow scholars to connect the “local with the national, the political with the social,” and to investigate the ideological origins of the civil rights movement, its internal dynamics, the role of women, and the significance of gender and sexuality. In Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement, editors Danielle L. McGuire and John Dittmer follow Lawson’s example, bringing together the best new scholarship on the modern civil rights movement. The work expands our understanding of the movement by engaging issues of local and national politics, gender and race relations, family, community, and sexuality. The volume addresses cultural, legal, and social developments and also investigates the roots of the movement. Each essay highlights important moments in the history of the struggle, from the impact of the Young Women’s Christian Association on integration to the use of the arts as a form of activism. Freedom Rights not only answers Lawson’s call for a more dynamic, interactive history of the civil rights movement, but it also helps redefine the field.



Ella Baker

Ella Baker Author Joanne Grant
ISBN-10 0471327174
Release 1999-01-18
Pages 288
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Ella Baker has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ella Baker also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ella Baker book for free.



Bitters in the Honey Tails of Hope Dissapointment Across Divides of Race p

Bitters in the Honey  Tails of Hope  Dissapointment Across Divides of Race    p Author
ISBN-10 1610750691
Release 1999
Pages 400
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Bitters in the Honey Tails of Hope Dissapointment Across Divides of Race p has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Bitters in the Honey Tails of Hope Dissapointment Across Divides of Race p also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Bitters in the Honey Tails of Hope Dissapointment Across Divides of Race p book for free.



Hands on the Freedom Plow

Hands on the Freedom Plow Author Faith S. Holsaert
ISBN-10 9780252098871
Release 2010-09-30
Pages 656
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In Hands on the Freedom Plow, fifty-two women--northern and southern, young and old, urban and rural, black, white, and Latina--share their courageous personal stories of working for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement. The testimonies gathered here present a sweeping personal history of SNCC: early sit-ins, voter registration campaigns, and freedom rides; the 1963 March on Washington, the Mississippi Freedom Summer, and the movements in Alabama and Maryland; and Black Power and antiwar activism. Since the women spent time in the Deep South, many also describe risking their lives through beatings and arrests and witnessing unspeakable violence. These intense stories depict women, many very young, dealing with extreme fear and finding the remarkable strength to survive. The women in SNCC acquired new skills, experienced personal growth, sustained one another, and even had fun in the midst of serious struggle. Readers are privy to their analyses of the Movement, its tactics, strategies, and underlying philosophies. The contributors revisit central debates of the struggle including the role of nonviolence and self-defense, the role of white people in a black-led movement, and the role of women within the Movement and the society at large. Each story reveals how the struggle for social change was formed, supported, and maintained by the women who kept their "hands on the freedom plow." As the editors write in the introduction, "Though the voices are different, they all tell the same story--of women bursting out of constraints, leaving school, leaving their hometowns, meeting new people, talking into the night, laughing, going to jail, being afraid, teaching in Freedom Schools, working in the field, dancing at the Elks Hall, working the WATS line to relay horror story after horror story, telling the press, telling the story, telling the word. And making a difference in this world."



I ve Got the Light of Freedom

I ve Got the Light of Freedom Author Charles M. Payne
ISBN-10 0520251768
Release 2007
Pages 525
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"With this history of the civil rights movement focusing on Everyman-turned-hero, the commoner as crusader for justice, Payne challenges the old idea that history is the biography of great men."--Kirkus Reviews "Remarkably astute in its judgments and strikingly sophisticated in its analyses . . . it is one of the most significant studies of the Black freedom struggle yet published."--David J. Garrow, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Bearing the Cross "This extremely important book clearly reveals the logic of how ordinary people propelled the civil rights movement. . . . [It] provides a basis for optimism as we approach the next century."--Aldon Morris, author of The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement



Sisters in the Struggle

Sisters in the Struggle Author Bettye Collier-Thomas
ISBN-10 9780814716021
Release 2001-08-01
Pages 363
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Tells the stories and documents the contributions of African American women involved in the struggle for racial and gender equality through the civil rights and black power movements in the United States.



This Little Light of Mine

This Little Light of Mine Author Kay Mills
ISBN-10 0813191823
Release 1994
Pages 390
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The award-winning biography of black civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer



The Wrong Side of Murder Creek

The Wrong Side of Murder Creek Author Bob Zellner
ISBN-10 1603061045
Release 2008-09-01
Pages 351
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Even forty years after the civil rights movement, the transition from son and grandson of Klansmen to field secretary of SNCC seems quite a journey. In the early 1960s, when Bob Zellner’s professors and classmates at a small church school in Alabama thought he was crazy for even wanting to do research on civil rights, it was nothing short of remarkable. Now, in his long-awaited memoir, Zellner tells how one white Alabamian joined ranks with the black students who were sitting-in, marching, fighting, and sometimes dying to challenge the Southern “way of life” he had been raised on but rejected. Decades later, he is still protesting on behalf of social change and equal rights. Fortunately, he took the time, with co-author Constance Curry, to write down his memories and reflections. He was in all the campaigns and was close to all the major figures. He was beaten, arrested, and reviled by some but admired and revered by others. The Wrong Side of Murder Creek, winner of the 2009 Lillian Smith Book Award, is Bob Zellner’s larger-than-life story, and it was worth waiting for.



Interconnections

Interconnections Author Carol Faulkner
ISBN-10 9781580465076
Release 2014-06-01
Pages 300
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Explores gender and race as principal bases of identity and locations of power and oppression in American history.



Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement Author Barbara Ransby
ISBN-10 9780807827789
Release 2003
Pages 470
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A stirring new portrait of one of the most important black leaders of the twentieth century introduces readers to the fiery woman who inspired generations of activists. (Social Science)



The Senator and the Sharecropper

The Senator and the Sharecropper Author Chris Myers Asch
ISBN-10 9780807872024
Release 2011-02-01
Pages 368
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In this fascinating study of race, politics, and economics in Mississippi, Chris Myers Asch tells the story of two extraordinary personalities--Fannie Lou Hamer and James O. Eastland--who represented deeply opposed sides of the civil rights movement. Both



Who Speaks for the Negro

Who Speaks for the Negro Author Warren, Robert Penn
ISBN-10 9780300211948
Release 2014-09-30
Pages 488
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First published in 1965, this is a unique text in the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. Robert Penn Warren interviewed a wide range of African American leaders, activists, and artists across the country, among them Martin Luther King, Malcom X, and James Baldwin. Sections from the transcripts of these interviews are combined with the author’s reflections on the interviewees and the Civil Rights Movement as a whole to create a powerful oral history of this all-important struggle. A new introduction by David W. Blight places Warren’s book in historical perspective. " In this new edition introduced by the eminent historian David Blight, Who Speaks for the Negro? reveals a provocative admixture of history's variance. Warren's book is a burden of the past from which we cannot escape. It summons us to awaken a more vital national heartbeat of reparations for an American dilemma."—Houston Baker, Vanderbilt University