Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / David Dennis
  • Part 1. In the Spirit of Ella: The Algebra Project and the Organizing Tradition of the Civil Rights Movement
  • 1. Algebra and Civil Rights?
  • 2. Learning from Ella: Lessons from Mississippi, ca. 1961
  • 3. Standin' at the Crossroads: From Voter Registration to Political Party
  • Part 2. Radical Equations: The Story of a Grassroots Education Movement
  • 4. Bouncing a Ball: The Early Days of the Algebra Project
  • 5. Pedagogy: The Experience of Teachers and Students
  • 6. South Again
  • 7. Weldon, North Carolina: The Spirit of Ella Baker
  • 8. Shaping Demand: The Young People's Project
  • Appendix. The Mathematics of Trips
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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