The Freedom Schools
Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement
Columbia University Press 2016
New Books in African American StudiesNew Books in American StudiesNew Books in EducationNew Books in HistoryNew Books in Peoples & PlacesNew Books in PoliticsNew Books in Politics & Society July 28, 2016 Ryan Allen
Dr. Jon Hale, Assistant Professor of Educational History, Department of Teacher Education, College of Charleston, joins the New Books Network to discuss his new book, entitled The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement (Columbia University Press, 2016). Through primary interviews and in-depth historical analysis, the author provides a bottom-up view of the Mississippi Freedom Schools, part of the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964, an important legacy to the US Civil Rights Movement.
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