civil rights movement

Wichita students sit-in for US civil rights, 1958

Dockum Drug Store sit-in

A short history of the first successful sit-in protest of the civil rights movement in the Dockum Drug Store in Kansas.

Lessons in leftism: Pete Seeger and the black power movement

Roger Johnson and Pete Seeger singing "We shall overcome"

The rise of “black power” led Pete Seeger to realize he had become a towering figure in a movement he didn't fully understand. The way he dealt with criticisms of him and his friends holds lessons for today.

Black representation after Ferguson – John Clegg

John Clegg, of the 'Endnotes' collective, examines the state of black politics in the US. Published in 'The Brooklyn Rail', May 3rd, 2016

Alternative Vol. 1, No. 2 (May 1948)

The Vol. 1, No. 2 (May 1948) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

The Prince Edward County school strike, 1951

Some of the school strikers, photographed in 1953

A short history of a school children's strike against against racist and substandard at Robert Russa Moton High School in Prince Edward County.

Views and Comments No. 49 (Spring 1965)

The No. 49 (Spring 1965) issue of Views and Comments, an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.

Views and Comments No. 45 (Fall 1963)

The No. 45 (Fall 1963) issue of Views and Comments, an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.

Views and Comments No. 39 (August 1960)

The No. 39 (August 1960) issue of Views and Comments, an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.

Views and Comments No. 38 (May 1960)

The No. 38 (May 1960) issue of Views and Comments, an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.

Views and Comments No. 35 (May 1959)

The No. 35 (May 1959) issue of Views and Comments, an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.