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Ain't scared of your jail : arrest, imprisonment, and the civil rights movement

Author: Zoe A Colley
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2013.
Series: New perspectives on the history of the South.
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An exploration of the impact on imprisonment of individuals involved in the Civil Rights Movement as a whole.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zoe A Colley
ISBN: 9780813042411 0813042410
OCLC Number: 778416781
Description: x, 158 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: An American Negro Gandhi? --
Jail-no-bail! --
From sit-ins to jail-ins --
The middle of the iceberg --
This lousy hole --
You can't jail the revolution.
Series Title: New perspectives on the history of the South.
Responsibility: Zoe A. Colley.

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