SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Ansley L. Quiros
"Charles Sherrod is the most important civil rights figure you've never heard of"--fighting for six decades in southwest Georgia, persevering through incremental gains after the publicity of the Albany Movement faded.
SOURCE: The Nation
by Margaret Burnham
Robert Moses's commitment to grassroots democratic organizing was best expressed through listening rather than speaking, and purposeful following rather than leading.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Jelani Cobb
"Lewis, like his peers Andrew Young, Marion Barry, and Eleanor Holmes Norton, transitioned into elected office as the post from which he would undertake this work. It was not an easy undertaking."
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