Nonviolent Resistance
as Practiced in the Civil Rights Movement

Case Study: Statements of Discipline of Nonviolent Movements, unsigned, undated.
(Apparently used in nonviolence training.)

Why Didn't They Hit Back? Jhan & June Robbins, Redbook, 1963.
CORE pamphlet describing one of the rare instances of nonviolence converting a racist attacker into a supporter.

Nonviolence: An Interpretation, Julian Bond. Freedomways, 1963.

CORE Rules for Action (1963-64)

Proposal For Action in Montgomery, Diane Nash, September, 1963.
(See The Alabama Project for background.)

Excerpts from SCLC: Handbook for Freedom Army Recruits, Alabama, spring 1964:

Our Weapon
Code of Discipline
Hints for a Profitable Stay in Jail
Rules for Prison

The New Jacobins and Full Emancipation, James Farmer, CORE. 1964.
(On nonviolence & strategy.)

Workshops in Nonviolence — Why?, Martin Oppenheimer. CORE.
(1964) (Training scenarios) [PDF]

The Limits of Nonviolence, Howard Zinn. Freedomways, 1964.

Peacemaker: Orientation Program in Nonviolence, Unsigned, Catholic Worker. September 7 1965

The New Nonviolence, David Dellinger. Undated (probably 1966 or 1967).

Neither Victims Nor Executioners ~ Nonviolent Resistance in the Civil Rights Movement, by Bob Wechsler. 2009

Possible Role Playing Situations. Nonviolence Training (possibly from 1964 Freedom Summer)

Articles by Bruce Hartford, CORE & SCLC.

Two Kinds of Nonviolent Resistance

100 Years of Nonviolent Struggle

Nonviolent Resistance & Political Power

Nonviolent Resistance, Reform, & Revolution

Working the 5-95 Split

Onion Theory of Nonviolent Protest

Audacity & Humor — Tactics of Nonviolence

Rubber Band Theory of History, Water Strategy of Social Change

The Tao of Social Struggle

Nonviolent Training

Notes from a Nonviolent Training Session (1963)
      Questions & Comments on "Notes from a Nonviolent Training Session"

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