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The SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference is pleased to announce the participants in the “Meet the Author” Program on Thursday evening April 15, 2010 at the Marriott Raleigh Crabtree Valley Hotel

SNCC Authors:

  1. Robert Zellner – Wrong Side of Murder Creek (2008)
  2. Connie Curry – Silver Rights; Deep in our Hearts: Nine White Women in the Freedom Movement
  3. John Lewis – Walking with the Wind
  4. Lawrence Guyot and Jenice View – Putting the Movement Back Into Civil Rights Teaching
  5. Elizabeth Sutherland Martinez – Letters from Mississippi (reissued 2008)
  6. D’Army Bailey - The Education of A Black Radical; A Southern Civil Rights Activist's Journey, 1959-1964
  7. Michele D. Gibbs – Line of Sight (2004)
  8. Guy and Candie Carawan – Sing for Freedom: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement Through its Songs (reissued 2008); and "Sing for Freedom: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through its Songs." (CD)
  9. Robert P. Moses – Radical Equations Math Literacy and Civil Rights
  10. Mary King – Freedom Song
  11. Ekwueme Michael Thelwell – Ready for Revolution: The Life and Struggles of Stokely Carmichael (2003)
  12. Cleve Sellers – River of No Return
  13. Charles Cobb – On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights Trail
  14. Peter de Lissovoy - Randy Battle and the Great Pool Jump, and Other Stories of the Civil Rights Movement in Southwest Georgia (2010)
  15. Danny Lyon – Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement (reissued 2010)
  16. John Perdew – Education of a Harvard Guy (2010)
  17. Mike Miller - A Community Organizer’s Tale: People and Power in San Francisco (2009)
  18. Susan Erenrich, editor - Freedom Is A Constant Struggle: An Anthology Of The Mississippi Civil Rights Movement
  19. Gloria House- Shrines (poetry) 2004, and A Different Image: The Legacy of Broadside Press, 2005.
  20. Bernice Johnson Reagon – If You Don’t Go Don’t Hinder Me. And multiple CDs, including Sweet Honey in the Rock.
  21. Judy Richardson, producer - “Eyes on the Prize Box Set: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965
  22.  A.B. Spellman – Things I Must Have Known (poetry)
  23.  Sandra Adickes – The Legacy of a Freedom School

Books about SNCC:

  1. John Dittmer – Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi; The Good Doctors: The Medical Committee for Human Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice in Health Care
  2. Charles Payne – I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle
  3. Hasan Kwame Jeffries – Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama's Black Belt
  4. Wesley Hogan – Many Minds, One Heart: SNCC's Dream for a New America
  5. Barbara Ransby - Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision
  6. Cynthia Fleming – Soon we will not cry: The Liberation of Ruby Doris Smith Robinson (1998); and Yes We Did! From King’s Dream to Obama’s Promise.
  7. Tracy Sugarman – We had Sneakers, They Had Guns: The Kids Who Fought for Civil Rights in Mississippi (2009)
  8. Peniel Joseph – Waiting ‘til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America; also, Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama
  9. William Chafe – Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro NC and the Black Struggle for Freedom
  10. Clayborne Carson – In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s
  11. Todd Moye – Let the People Decide: Black Freedom and White Resistance Movements in Sunflower County, Mississippi 1945-1986; also, Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of WWII (2010).
  12. Emilye Crosby - A Little Taste of Freedom, the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi

All of these authors will be at the “Meet the Authors” program to talk, sign their books, and answer questions. Quail Ridge Books of Raleigh will be handling the sales of the books. Quail Ridge Books will take credit cards, but will not take out of state checks. They can ship your purchases for you. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet all these authors who have written about SNCC in one place and to build and add to your personal book collection.

*Also available for purchase will be:
SNCC The New Abolitionists by Howard Zinn;
Die Nigger Die!: A Political Autobiography of Jamil Abdullah al-Amin (Paperback); and
The Making of Black Revolutionaries (paperback; forward by Julian Bond) by James Forman