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• Emilye Crosby, State University of New York at Geneseo 
• Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Ohio State University 
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NEW BOOK: A Story of Jewish Experience in Mississippi by Leon Waldoff

Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce the publication of A Story of Jewish Experience in Mississippi by Leon Waldoff.

Series: North American Jewish Studies
December 2018 | 218 pp.; 11 illus.
9781618118882 | $110.00 | Hardcover
9781618118899 | $29.95 | Paperback

Search for Panelists--OAH 2020--Legacies of the Civil Rights Movement


I am organizing a panel for the 2020 annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians on legacies of the US civil rights/black freedom movement. My own research examines how a focus on the connections among integration strategies and post-civil rights racial liberalism, and how popular culture reinforced these connections.

If your research fits this theme, please send me the title of your paper, along with a brief abstract and biographical paragraph via email ( by January 30, 2019.

Naming of the Civil Rights Movement

Can anyone point me toward resources that identify when the first use or uses of the term Civil Rights Movement was employed by participants of the modern-day movement (in "real time," not after the fact)? The editor I'm studying who was active from the 1940s until 1975 used the words "fight," "battle," and "struggle," but never the full phrase "civil rights movement." 

Thank you,

Kim Mangun,


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