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This light of ours

Leslie G. Kelen

This light of ours

activist photographers of the civil rights movement

by Leslie G. Kelen

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • African Americans,
  • Civil rights,
  • Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.),
  • Photographers,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Political activists,
  • Interviews,
  • Political activity,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Leslie G. Kelen ; essays by Julian Bond, Clayborne Carson, and Matt Herron ; text by Charles E. Cobb, Jr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.615 .T495 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24847864M
    ISBN 109781617031717, 9781617031724
    LC Control Number2011016247

    Print Page. This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement tells a visual story of the struggle against segregation, race-based disenfranchisement, and Jim Crow laws in the s.. This Light of Ours captures the day-to-day struggles of everyday citizens working toward equality and their resolve in the face of violence and institutionalized discrimination.   Buy This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement by Leslie G. Kelen, Leslie G. Kelen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

    "This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of nine activist photographers - men and women who chose to document the national struggle against . This Bright Light of Ours Stories From the Voting Rights Fight (Book): Gitin, Maria: "This Bright Light of Ours combines a memoir with oral history to create a very vivid portrait of the Freedom Summer of in Wilcox County, Alabama, when volunteers and long-standing local black leaders were shaking the cultural norms, registering thousands of new voters.

    "This Light of Ours" at the Brooks Museum is a timely and necessary exhibition. It is unique among documents of the civil rights movement because it showcases exclusively activist photography.   Institute for Policy Studies, with Teaching for Change bookstore and Busboys and Poets, welcomes Matt Herron, Dorie Ladner, and a panel moderated by Askia Muhammad to discuss the book on "Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement".


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Book Overview This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of nine activist photographers-men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement from within the movement.

This Bright Light of Ours offers a tightly focused insider’s view of the community-based activism that was the heart of the civil rights movement. A celebration of grassroots heroes, this book details through first-person accounts the contributions of ordinary people who formed the.

This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of nine activist photographers-men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement from within the movement.

This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of nine activist photographers-men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement from within the movement.

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A celebration of grassroots heroes, this book details through first-person accounts the contributions of ordinary people who formed the nonviolent army that won the fight for voting : University of Alabama Press.This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement aims to expand and deepen our understanding of the Civil Rights Movement by presenting the actions and achievements of young organizers and “ordinary” people who emerged from the grassroots of local communities and fashioned a movement that changed the South and America.

Events – Save the Date. This Bright Light of Ours: A Celebration of Wilcox County Voting Rights, book reading, signing and reception, Camden, AL March 6, This Bright Light of Ours, book reading, signing and reception, Temple Beth El, Aptos, CA Febru 4th Annual Bay Area Social Justice Forum, moderator and panelist, The Center for Social Justice and Civic .