The New Abolitionists
SNCC: The New Abolitionists influenced a generation of activists struggling for civil rights and seeking to learn from the successes and failures of those who built the fantastically influential Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. It is considered an indispensable study of the organization, of the 1960s, and of the process of social change. Includes a new introduction by the author.
“A good way to maintain your sense of the urgency of civil rights problems is to keep a copy of Howard Zinn’s book handy.”
—Harvard Crimson Review