A Circle of Trust: Remembering SNCC (Historical Perspectives by Cheryl Greenberg PDF

By Cheryl Greenberg

ISBN-10: 0813524768

ISBN-13: 9780813524764

ISBN-10: 0813524776

ISBN-13: 9780813524771

Activists and historians mirror jointly at the civil rights circulate and its meanings, and at the pupil Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's position in American history.

"The memories and reflections voiced on the SNCC reunion remind us of the notable imaginative and prescient and brave commitment of the civil rights stream of the Sixties. Framed by means of Cheryl Greenberg's eloquent and probing creation, the SNCC veterans' reviews in regards to the triumphs and boundaries in their stream characterize a tremendous contribution to the ancient literature on race and gear in glossy America."--Raymond Arsenault, college of South Florida

On the get together of the SNCC's twenty fifth anniversary, greater than 500 humans amassed at Trinity university in Connecticut to either have fun and critique its accomplishments. greater than forty SNCC contributors inform their tales and examine the contributions, limits and legacies of the stream in A Circle of belief. undertaking lively debate with every one different, with historians of the circulate, and with modern political tradition extra extensively, those former and perpetual activists communicate of their imaginative and prescient of a simply society and what nonetheless is still performed. With expanding racial pressure and the continuing debate over integration and separatism in the USA within the Nineties, the content material of this convention is extra appropriate than ever.

Cheryl Lynn Greenberg starts off with an outline of SNCC and introduces every one of the chapters of oral background. members discover the origins of SNCC, its early adoption of nonviolent protest, its final renunciation of liberal integration and include of militant black radicalism, its refusal to repudiate far-left agencies, and controversies over the roles of girls in SNCC and society at huge. the result's a considerate, relocating, occasionally acrimonious, occasionally celebratory account of 1 of the main major civil rights companies and its successes and failures.

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