PUBLICATIONS

Peggy is also a writer-poet of her own original content. However, because of what she has been blessed to do in her life, there are also published books that feature her or her recounts/quotes. Some select books are noted below…

"Hands On The Freedom Plow"
"Hands On The Freedom Plow"

"Hands On the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts y Women of SNCC" includes an essay by Peggy

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"Hands On The Freedom Plow"
"Hands On The Freedom Plow"

"Hands On the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts y Women of SNCC" includes an essay by Peggy

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Edited by Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, Jean Smith Young, and Dorothy M. Zellner                                                                                           (University of Illinois Press | 2010 & 2012)

This award-winning book captures Peggy's story–in the chapter “It Was Simply in My Blood” (see below)–and those of her SNCC sisters.  Awards the book has received include: Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change’s National Book Award, 2011; the Letitia Woods Brown Book Award (sponsored by the Association of Black Women Historians, 2011); and the 42nd NAACP Image Award  Nomination for Outstanding Literary Work, Nonfiction, 2011 (publisher page)

Table of Contents excerpt
Table of Contents excerpt

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"Hands On The Freedom Plow"
"Hands On The Freedom Plow"

"Hands On the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts y Women of SNCC" includes an essay by Peggy

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Table of Contents excerpt

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9 - Peggy on cover of Danny_Lyon_Memories_of_the_Southern_Civil_Rights_Movement_book
9 - Peggy on cover of Danny_Lyon_Memories_of_the_Southern_Civil_Rights_Movement_book

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"Hands On The Freedom Plow"
"Hands On The Freedom Plow"

"Hands On the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts y Women of SNCC" includes an essay by Peggy

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9 - Peggy on cover of Danny_Lyon_Memories_of_the_Southern_Civil_Rights_Movement_book
9 - Peggy on cover of Danny_Lyon_Memories_of_the_Southern_Civil_Rights_Movement_book

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by Danny Lyon with Foreword by Julian Bond                                      (Twin Palms Publishers | 2010)

This book not only includes SNCC stories, but they’re relayed via the lens of author, Danny Lyon, who was SNCC’s first official staff photographer. Therefore, it features photos of Peggy and her fellow SNCC members.  (In fact, she's featured on the cover, in the top center photograph)… (publisher page)

Peggy at Baltimore protest
Peggy at Baltimore protest

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Table of Contents excerpt
Table of Contents excerpt

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"Hands On The Freedom Plow"
"Hands On The Freedom Plow"

"Hands On the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts y Women of SNCC" includes an essay by Peggy

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Peggy at Baltimore protest
Peggy at Baltimore protest

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