Synopses & Reviews
This eloquent and provocative autobiography records a day by day, sometimes hour by hour, compassionate account of the events that took place in the streets, meetings, churches, jails, and in people's hearts and minds in the 1960s civil rights movement.
"James Forman's The Making of Black Revolutionaries is a classic, a personal, no holds barred inside look at the civil rights movement. Written by an insider, it offers an invaluable look at the politics and the personalities that shaped the movement and continue to shape American life". -- Julian Bond
searing, jolting document that will leave the reader full of that savage indignation that tears the heart". -- New York Times
"This is a very important book". -- Washington Post
"Acrid and eloquent....this memoir draws on Forman's experience as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee". -- Publishers Weekly
"Moving, dramatic, at times almost overwhelming". -- Library Journal