I've Got the Light of Freedom by Charles M. Payne
The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle

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This momentous work offers a groundbreaking history of the early civil rights movement in the South with new material that situates the book in the context of subsequent movement literature.
 

About Charles M. Payne

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Charles M. Payne is Professor and Bass Fellow, African American Studies, History and Sociology, Duke University
 
Published March 16, 2007 by University of California Press. 578 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel. Non-fiction

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With this history of the civil rights movement focusing on the Everyman turned hero, the commoner as crusader for justice, Payne challenges the old idea that history is the biography of great men.

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Not a comprehensive history of the civil rights movement in Mississippi, this thoughtful study instead analyzes the legacy of community organizing there.

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