Hands on the Freedom Plow

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC includes the testimonies of 52 women

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC includes the testimonies of 52 women – southern and northern; urban and rural; Black, white, and Latina – who share their courageous stories of organizing with SNCC on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement. The editors – 3 Black, 3 white – spent 15 years gathering and editing these stories. As one contributor said: “In SNCC I felt I could do anything I was big enough to do.” The book is now available in hardback, paper and as an e-book (Univ. of Ill. Press). Order info at end of this interview.

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