Veteran Director Stanley Nelson captures the volatile months of the 1964 Freedom Summer through remarkable period footage and the firsthand testimonies of volunteers who were transformed by their time in Mississippi. Continue Reading →
Check out Charlie Cobb’s upcoming book, This Nonviolent Stuu‘ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible (Basic Books; June 3, 2014).
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Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power” during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. Continue Reading →