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SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference. Volume 34, Plenary : in remembrance of Ella Baker, Howard Zinn, and James Forman

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.). 50th Anniversary Conference (2010 : Raleigh, N.C.)

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  • SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference Volume 34 - Plenary: In Remembrance of Ella Baker, Howard Zinn, and James Forman. SNCC and the Southern Movement have lost a lot of important people over the years both from political assassinations and natural causes. Charles Sherrod's moving version of "One more time" incorporates the names and photos of heroes and sheroes in a moving tribute to their work. Ella Baker's grandniece, Dr. Carolyn Brockington, discusses her "Aunt Ella." Constancia "Dinky" Romilly tells of the COINTELPRO poisoning of her husband, SNCC Executive Director, James Forman, and how he "healed himself." Historian Vincent Harding honors Howard Zinn who lost his job for pushing his students to challenge injustice and racism in society. Harding reluctantly accepted Zinn's faculty position: "[Zinn] loved his students; was sending me to his students."

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  • Title from resource description page (viewed Mar. 20, 2013).
  • Previously released as DVD.
  • This edition in English.
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