New and Noteworthy

Nonviolent Power

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC gathers powerful oral histories from 52 women, "northern and southern, young and old, urban and rural, black, white, and Latina" who were on the front lines of the civil rights movement in the 1960s. University of Illinois Press

Tell Me, Tell Me

In a Winnipeg, Manitoba, high school where 58 languages were spoken among the student body, a teacher started an after-school storytelling project to bridge the gaps between immigrant and Canadian students. The documentary The Storytelling Class tells of the students' experience. Bullfrog Films

Up a Little Higher

In I See the Rhythm of Gospel, illustrator Michele Wood and writer Toyomi Igus vibrantly intertwine the story of gospel music with African-American history, from slavery to today. Includes a CD with five landmark gospel songs. Zonderkidz

Heartbreak and Hope

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Sojourners Magazine January 2011
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