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Author Payne, Charles M.

Title I've got the light of freedom : the organizing tradition and the Mississippi freedom struggle / Charles M. Payne
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1995]


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Description xiv, 525 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Setting the Stage -- 2. Testing the Limits: Black Activism in Postwar Mississippi -- 3. Give Light and the People Will Find a Way: The Roots of an Organizing Tradition -- 4. Moving on Mississippi -- 5. Greenwood: Building on the Past -- 6. If You Don't Go, Don't Hinder Me: The Redefinition of Leadership -- 7. They Kept the Story Before Me: Families and Traditions -- 8. Slow and Respectful Work: Organizers and Organizing -- 9. A Woman's War -- 10. Transitions -- 11. Carrying on: The Politics of Empowerment -- 12. From SNCC to Slick: The Demoralization of the Movement -- 13. Mrs. Hamer Is No Longer Relevant: The Loss of the Organizing Tradition -- 14. The Rough Draft of History -- Bibliographic Essay: The Social Construction of History
Analysis Black persons Rights Protest movements
Black persons Rights Protest movements
Notes "A Centennial book"--Half t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-487) and index
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi.
Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- Greenwood -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights workers -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
Greenwood (Miss.) -- Race relations.
Mississippi -- Race relations.
LC no. 94024645
ISBN 0520085159 (alk. paper)
Other Titles I have got the light of freedom