Zoharah Simmons

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"Student Activism Then and Now"

Gainesville, Florida February 4, 2004? University of Florida, "Student Activism Then and Now, 1960s to Today: Fighting for Our Lives"

Part I: The anti-war, anti-racist and Black Power movements from the 1960s through today.

Panelists: Max Elbaum, author of Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Che, and Mao, started his activism with the Students for a Democratic Society in the 1960s. He was involved with other radical formations throughout the 1970s, '80s and '90s. He is currently one of the editors of War Times, a free, bilingual anti-war newspaper from California.

Dr. Zoharah Simmons was active in the Civil Rights movement, especially with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, where she helped develop the Black Power movement. She has also worked with the Nation of Islam, the National Independent Black Political Party, and the American Friends Service Committee. She is currently an assistant professor in the religion department at UF.

For more information, contact Dan Berger.[1]