Posts Tagged ‘SNCC’

Tim Wise on MSNBC with Melissa Harris-Perry, 7/21/13: The Value of Protest, Part 3

On MHP to discuss the importance of protest for the building of social movements. With Blair Kelley, Zillah Eisenstein and David Webb. Here I discuss the legacy of SNCC and the importance of youth in social protest movements. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Because Occasionally We Need Inspiration…

…and if you need some, there are few images as capable of filling the bill as this one. This is, to me, the most inspiring photo from the civil rights era: Richard Avedon’s photo of the Atlanta SNCC staff in 1963 (and a few national leaders), including Julian Bond, Bob Zellner and Dottie Zellner. The [...]