About the Author
Charles M. Payne is the Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. His books include the award-winning I ve Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle. Carol Sills Strickland has served as associate editor for the journal New Schools, New Communities, on the editorial board of the Harvard Educational Review, and is on the editorial board of Afterschool Matters.
Contributors: Chris Myers Asch, William Ayers, Charles E. Cobb Jr., Sekou M. Franklin, Jonathan Gayles, Hollyce C. Giles, Deanna M. Gillespie, Steven Hahn, Michael G. Hayes, Charles E. Jones, Carol D. Lee, David Levine, Ernest Morrell, Robert C. Morris, Daniel Perlstein, Randolph G. Potts, Fannie Theresa Rushing, Gale Seiler, Susan Wilcox