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Together and Apart: Women and SNCC

Winifred Breines

in The Trouble between Us: An Uneasy History of White and Black Women in the Feminist Movement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179040
eISBN:
9780199788583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179040.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Student Non-Violent Coordingating Committee (SNCC) began as a southern, primarily black, nonviolent, integrationist organization devoted to racial justice and equality. After four years of ... More


Fires of Frustration: Summers of 1963 to 1965

Françoise N. Hamlin

in Crossroads at Clarksdale: The Black Freedom Struggle in the Mississippi Delta after World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835494
eISBN:
9781469601694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869857_hamlin.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how Mississippi's black citizens literally and dramatically entered the national struggle over civil rights. In particular, Clarksdale's activists worked to desegregate ... More


The Right to Free Speech: Students and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi

Kathryn Schumaker

in Troublemakers: Students' Rights and Racial Justice in the Long 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479875139
eISBN:
9781479821365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875139.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how two student free speech cases, Burnside v. Byars and Blackwell v. Issaquena County, emerged out of the 1964 Freedom Summer voter registration campaign in Mississippi in ... More


Freedom Is a Constant Struggle

Laura Visser-Maessen

in Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627984
eISBN:
9781469628004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627984.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chronicling the destructive events of the Freedom Summer of 1964, this chapter investigates how the Project became the most challenging, and final, test of Moses’s organizational leadership approach. ... More


Into the Lion’s Den

Debbie Z. Harwell

in Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460957
eISBN:
9781626740556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460957.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Four explores two facets of the WIMS trips. First, it examines the visits to the Freedom Summer projects and the treatment of African Americans and civil rights workers in Mississippi. ... More


The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

Jon N. Hale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175685
eISBN:
9780231541824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175685.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Created in 1964 as part of the Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Mississippi Freedom Schools were launched by educators and activists to provide an alternative education for African American students ... More


Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Debbie Z. Harwell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460957
eISBN:
9781626740556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460957.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When you think about civil rights activists, do you picture middle-aged, middle-class northern women in white gloves and tidy dresses meeting for coffee with their southern counterparts? This book ... More


Remembering the Neshoba Murders, 1963–1964

Carol V. R. George

in One Mississippi, Two Mississippi: Methodists, Murder, and the Struggle for Racial Justice in Neshoba County

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190231088
eISBN:
9780190231118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231088.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Neshoba is remembered in civil rights history as the scene of the brutal murders of Mickey Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andy Goodman, activists in Freedom Summer, a program to advance black rights. ... More


“Together We Can Build a Nation of Love and Integration”: The 1965 North Shore Summer Project for Fair Housing in Chicago’s Northern Suburbs

Mary Barr

in Deferred Dreams, Defiant Struggles: Critical Perspectives on Blackness, Belonging, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940339
eISBN:
9781786945006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940339.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter focuses on the largely ignored 1965 North Shore Summer Project, an open housing campaign that challenged discriminatory practices in the suburbs lining the lakeshore north of Chicago. It ... More


Religious Foundations and Their Derivatives

Neil J. Smelser

in The Odyssey Experience: Physical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258976
eISBN:
9780520943421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258976.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The Peace Corps and the 1964 Freedom Summer in Mississippi are discussed in this chapter. These two are moral movements which are modern and secularized. The Peace Corps is an American volunteer ... More


Black Politics in Mississippi to 1965

Chris Danielson

in After Freedom Summer: How Race Realigned Mississippi Politics, 1965-1986

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037387
eISBN:
9780813042350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037387.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses black voting and officeholding in Mississippi from the high point of Reconstruction through the disfranchisement of the Constitution of 1890. It ends with the civil rights ... More


Organizing for Change

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends the discussion of the actions of the Black Student Leadership Network (BSLN) by highlighting the group's activities from 1993 to 1996. It specifically analyzes three organizing ... More


Freedom Summer

Robert E. Luckett

in Joe T. Patterson and the White South's Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802699
eISBN:
9781496802736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802699.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Joe T. Patterson's role in the conservative political effort to derail the advancing civil rights movement. When Patterson won a third term as Mississippi attorney general in ... More


From Beloved Community to Imagined Community: SNCC's Intellectual Transformation

Joe Street

in From Sit-Ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041513
eISBN:
9780813043883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041513.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter by Joe Street traces the development of SNCC's concept of community, placing particular emphasis on the transition that occurred between the conclusion of the Mississippi Summer Project ... More


This Lousy Hole

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By 1964, supporters of nonviolent activism had largely abandoned their belief that filling jails could bring long-term, meaningful change to black communities. The movement's focus upon voter ... More


Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

Laura Visser-Maessen

in Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627984
eISBN:
9781469628004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627984.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Elaborating on the previous chapter, this section examines how the 1963 Freedom Vote, the 1964 Hattiesburg Freedom Day, and the acceptance of plans for a massive Freedom Summer Project utilizing ... More


High Heels on the Ground: The Power of Personal Witness, 1964

Rebecca Tuuri

in Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638904
eISBN:
9781469638928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the first summer of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)-sponsored civil rights organization Wednesdays in Mississippi (WIMS). WIMS brought down forty-eight black and ... More


These Walls Will Shake: New Forms of Ministry for Changing Times, 1962–1965

David P. Cline

in From Reconciliation to Revolution: How the Student Interracial Ministry Took Up the Cause of Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630434
eISBN:
9781469630458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630434.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter deals with the first major stirrings of racial change within the mainline churches, while at the same time documenting the growth of SIM as it spread its program into communities in the ... More


Conclusion: Beyond China, Moving Mobile

Jun Liu

in Shifting Dynamics of Contention in the Digital Age: Mobile Communication and Politics in China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190887261
eISBN:
9780190887308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887261.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter summarizes the implication of the embedding of mobile communication into politics in contemporary China. The political relevance of mobile technologies relies not just on their capacity ... More


The Philadelphia Murders: Mississippi, 1964

Araminta Stone Johnston

in And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Gray’s involvement in the activities of the Mississippi Council on Human Relations (MCHR); the murder of three civil rights workers, two of them white Northerners and one a ... More


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