In order to create the constant cycles of disruption and challenge needed to sustain a social movement, we must study the histories of previous social movements. Doing so provides insight on and lessons in the successes and failures of previous social movement strategies.
Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC. Edited by Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, Jean Smith Young, and Dorothy M. Zellner
TED Talk by Erica Chenoweth: The success of nonviolent civil resistance