In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s
With its radical ideology and effective tactics, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was the cutting edge of the civil rights movement during the 1960s. This sympathetic yet even-handed book records for the first time the complete story of SNCC's evolution, of its successes and its difficulties in the ongoing struggle to end white repression.
At its birth, SNCC was composed of black college students who shared an ideology of moral radicalism. This ideology, with its emphasis on nonviolence, challenged Southern segregation. SNCC students were the earliest civil rights fighters of the Second Reconstruction. They conducted sit-ins at lunch counters, spearheaded the freedom rides, and organized voter registration, which shook white complacency and awakened black political consciousness. In the process, Carson shows, SNCC changed from a group that endorsed white middle-class values to one that questioned the basic assumptions of liberal ideology and raised the fist for black power. Indeed, SNCC's radical and penetrating analysis of the American power structure reached beyond the black community to help spark wider social protests of the 1960s, such as the anti-Vietnam War movement.
Carson's history of SNCC goes behind the scene to determine why the group's ideological evolution was accompanied by bitter power struggles within the organization. Using interviews, transcripts of meetings, unpublished position papers, and recently released FBI documents, he reveals how a radical group is subject to enormous, often divisive pressures as it fights the difficult battle for social change.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ScoutJ - LibraryThing
OK, not a gripping read, but infinitely fascinating nonetheless. Read full review
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Very good book on Civil Rights...thorough and detailed record of the development, progress, accomplishments and struggle of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee. The fact that students came ... Read full review
Part One ComingTogether
Radical Cadre in McComb
The Albany Movement
Sustaining the Struggle
Breaking New Ground
The New Left
Part Three Falling Apart
Seeking New Allies
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... In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s (1981), and James Forman's insider's view, The Making of Black Revolutionaries (1985). ...
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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
BIBLIOGRAPHY. Carson, Clayborne. In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s (1981); personal interviews by authors.
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The Infography about Social Movements of the 1960s
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