Monthly Archive for March, 2011

“People Can Do Anything”

In this clip, Nancy Stoller, who served as an organizer for SNCC in Little Rock, Arkansas, describes how her membership in the group shaped her core values when she was a young activist and has continued to shape them since.

“People Can Do Anything” from Southern Oral History Program on Vimeo.

“Not Making More of It Than It Was”

Carol Hallstrom, who worked for SNCC in Mississippi from 1962 to 1966 (that’s quite a stretch for an emotionally exhausting job), recalls some of the tensions of civil rights work and of remembering that work years later.

“Not Making It More Than It Was” from Southern Oral History Program on Vimeo.

Pete Seeger: “Joe Hill”

The protests in Wisconsin have put unions back in the spotlight after years of decline. A sleeping giant awakened or a desperate animal with its back to the wall? Time will tell. In the meantime, enjoy this song from America’s greatest protest singer.