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Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Derek Charles Catsam

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1961, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and other civil rights groups began organizing the Freedom Rides. The Freedom Riders were volunteers of different backgrounds who travelled on buses ... More


From the Big Apple to Berkeley: Perspectives of a Junior Faculty Member

Lawrence W. Levine

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the author's experience in the Free Speech Movement (FSM) as a junior faculty member of the University of California, Berkeley, from New York. It explains that he was at first ... More


Conclusion: Legacies of the Freedom Rides

DEREK CHARLES CATSAM

in Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Even though there already had been several incidences which resulted in the initial Freedom Riders groups being arrested and sent back to their homes, the movement never wanted for volunteers, and ... More


“Hallelujah, I'm a Travelin’!”: Freedom Riding through the Old Dominion

DEREK CHARLES CATSAM

in Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Before the Freedom Ride began, a bus company and one of its drivers was fined a hundred dollars each by federal judge William A. Bottle for insisting that Marguerite L. Edwards—an interstate ... More


The struggle for the soul of economics

Joe Earle, Cahal Moran, and Zach Ward-Perkins

in The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Chapter 4 details the history of how the discipline of economics came to be so narrow and the more recent student led movements to reform it. It also includes a critique of the new CORE syllabus.


“A Gun at the Heart of the City”: The world's fair stall-in and the decline of brooklyn core

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Frustrated with their past efforts to desegregate employment fields, housing, and public schools, Brooklyn CORE plans a traffic snarling stall-in on all major highways leading to the site of the ... More


The Vietnam War and Black Power: The Deepening Divide, 1966

Daniel S. Lucks

in Selma to Saigon: The Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145075
eISBN:
9780813145310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145075.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 4 describes the deepening divisions in the civil rights movement in 1966 and the concomitant rise of Black Power. On January 3, the murder of Sammy Younge Jr., a navy veteran and SNCC ... More


Politics and Protest

Yvonne Ryan

in Roy Wilkins: The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143798
eISBN:
9780813144467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143798.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The sit-in protests, launched in Greensboro, NC, in early 1960 and the Freedom Rides of the following year, presented Wilkins with a new paradigm in the fight for freedom as a wave of mass-action ... More


Courage and Political Resistance 1

David Lyons

in Confronting Injustice: Moral History and Political Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662555
eISBN:
9780191754272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662555.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This essay relates the author’s personal experience to his academic interests. Growing up under the New Deal, he acquired values it became dangerous to act upon during the Red Scare that followed ... More


Convergence

Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores several political movements and figures with which the Community Action Program intersected in Newark and how they collectively converged on one key issue – the use of urban ... More


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