Posts Tagged: activism

Following the Fellows: Elizabeth Fielder

With a generous fellowship from the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, & Rare Book Library at Emory University, I researched materials for additional chapters that will contribute to a project on grassroots cultural activism during the Civil Rights Movement. The book extends from my dissertation “The Radical South: Grassroots Activism, Ethnicity, and Literary Form, 1960-1980”…

Neighbors Network Records Now Open

Do you know any racists? After having worked on MARBL’s Neighbors Network collection, I feel as though I know hundreds, maybe thousands of them. The Neighbors Network records offer a chance to get to know the thoughts and personalities of virulent racists as well as the people who sought to monitor and ultimately thwart hate…