Archives for Freedom Schools


Freedom on My Mind
By | January 7, 2013

Film. Directed Connie Field and Marilyn Mulford. Written by Michael Chandler. 110 min. 1994.
The story of the Mississippi freedom movement in the early 1960s.

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Lessons from Freedom Summer: Ordinary People Building Extraordinary Movements
By | July 31, 2007

Teaching Guide. Edited by Kathy Emery, Linda Reid Gold and Sylvia Braselmann. Foreword by Howard Zinn. 2008. 456 pages.
Readings and lessons on the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project.

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Freedom Summer
By | October 27, 2006

Book – Non-fiction. By Bruce Watson. 2010. 384 pages. A history of Freedom Summer, the pivotal period of the Civil Rights Movement in 1964 Mississippi.

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Letters from Mississippi: Reports from Civil Rights Volunteers and Freedom School Poetry of the 1964 Freedom Summer
By | July 26, 2006

Book – Non-fiction. Edited by Elizabeth Sutherland Martinez. Introduction by Julian Bond. 2007. 400 pages. Letters and poetry from Civil Rights Movement volunteers in the summer of 1964.

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Teach Freedom: Education for Liberation in the African-American Tradition
By | December 23, 2011

Book – Non-fiction. Edited by Charles M. Payne and Carol Sills Strickland. Foreword by Charles E. Cobb Jr. 2008. 304 pages. Documents the history of the use of education as a tool of collective liberation by African Americans.

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1964 Freedom Summer Collection
By | May 10, 2013

Extensive collection on the Civil Rights Movement and the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project of 1964.

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