H-1960s is a forum for the discussion of the history, politics, culture, and legacy of the 1960s.

Recent Content

Emilie Raymond
Mark Walmsley

Walmsley on Raymond, 'Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement'

Emilie Raymond. Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement. Capell Family Books Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015. Illustrations. 352 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99480-2.

Reviewed by Mark Walmsley (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-1960s (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Zachary Lechner

Celebrities for Civil Rights

Journal of Civil and Human Rights 1:2 now available

Journal of Civil and Human Rights, Volume 1, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2015


Michael Ezra, “Editor’s Note”

Research-Based Articles

Keona K. Ervin, For Dignity and Power: Black Women’s Political Leadership in Postwar St. Louis

Peter Cole, “An injury to one is an injury to all”: ILWU Local 10 and the Fight against Apartheid


Richard D. Benson II, Interview with Gwendolyn M. Patton

Dave Canton, Interview with Joe Madison

Future of Civil and Human Rights Studies Series

TOC for Southern Cultures + school integration article

Please see below the Table of Contents for Southern Cultures's Winter 2015 issue, addressing the anniversaries of Lee's surrender at Appomattox, the release of The Birth of a Nation, and Ken Burns's The Civil War, as well as the Atlanta child murders of 1979-81 and a first person account of school integration.