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Hope and history : why we must share the story of the movement

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Orbis Books, Volume 2nd, Maryknoll, N.Y., p.223 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb E185.61 .H246 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8519493

Keywords:

African Americans--Civil rights, African Americans--Civil rights--Study and teaching, Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century, Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century--Study and teaching, United States--Race relations, United States--Race relations--Study and teaching

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction: Moving beyond the boundaries -- Signs ... signs ... turn visible again : the transformative uses of biography -- Advanced ideas about democracy : rediscovering humanity's great lessons at home -- More power than we know : recollecting the young warriors -- Fighting for freedom with church fans : to know what religion means -- God's appeal to this age : the search for alternatives to violence -- Gifts of the Black movement : toward a new birth of freedom -- Poets, musicians, and magicians : prophetic Black artists of the new creation -- Doing the right thing in Mississippi and Brooklyn : how shall we connect? -- In search of the world : a geography of freedom -- Is America possible? : the land that never has been yet -- One final, soaring hope : building the campgrounds of renewal -- Letters to teachers in religious communities and institutions -- Our children are waiting for the music : a letter to my brother and son, the president.