Place Published: New York
Publisher: Freedomways Associates Inc.
Date Published: 1977, 1978 & 1979
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft Cover
7 first editions. Soft Covers.
Four copies, 1979, #1, #2, #3 and #4 all volumes 19.
Three copies, 1978 #1, # 4 all volumes 18. ; 1977, # 2 volume 17.
Featured personalities. Moderate wear.
Freedomways was one of the most important and influential publications of the civil-rights movement. Esther Jackson Cooper edited Freedomways, which was published from 1961 to 1986, this important journal chronicles the work of significant African-Americans of the period, and provided a forum for leading black authors.
Esther Cooper Jackson is an African-American civil rights activist and one of the founding editors of the magazine Freedomways, a significant political and cultural quarterly journal published from 1961 until 1985. Jackson attended segregated schools as a child. In 1938, she went on to study at Oberlin College and in 1940 earned a master’s degree from Fisk University. She joined the Communist Party in 1939. Jackson worked for the Southern Negro Youth Congress (SNYC) after graduate school.
Very Good. Item #2886