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Secondary Sources

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  • Brown, H. Rap. Die Nigger Die. New York: Dial Press, 1969.
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  • Holsaert, Faith Holsaert, et al., eds. Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.
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  • Horton, Myles. The Myles Horton Reader: Education for Social Change. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2003.
  • Kilpatrick, Judith. There When We Needed Him: Wiley Austin Branton, Civil Rights Warrior. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2007.
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  • Raines, Howell. My Soul is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered. New York: Putnam, 1997.
  • Ransby, Barbara. Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.
  • Romano, Renee Romano and Leigh Radford, eds. The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006.
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  • Umoja, Akinyele Omowale. We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement. New York: New York University, 2013.
  • Wallach, Jennifer Jensen and John A. Kirk. Arsnick: the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2011.
  • Whitt, Jan. Burning Crosses and Activist Journalism: Hazel Brannon Smith and the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement. Lanham: University Press of America, 2010.
  • Williams, Michael Vinson. Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2011.
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