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Crossroads at Clarksdale : the Black freedom struggle in the Mississippi Delta after World War II

Author: Françoise N Hamlin
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2012.
Series: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
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Named Person: Aaron Henry; Vera Mae Pigee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Françoise N Hamlin
ISBN: 9780807835494 0807835498
OCLC Number: 756594352
Description: xvii, 371 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the black freedom struggle at the crossroads --
Washington was far away: defining a different post-war delta --
M is for Mississippi and murder ... and mother --
I think freedom and talk freedom: demanding desegregation, 1960-1963 --
Fires of frustration: summers of 1963 to 1965 --
Children should not be subjected to what is going on there: desegregating schools --
It was a peaceful revolution: Johnson's great society and economic justice in Coahoma County --
Epilogue: I have not ended the story for there is no end: continuing histories of Clarksdale's black freedom struggle --
Appendix: black and white freedom summer volunteers in Clarksdale.
Series Title: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Responsibility: Françoise N. Hamlin.

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"[This book] is a much-needed additive to the already-extant literature on the Mississippi civil rights movement, not only for its artful prose, but also because it sets a high standard for future Read more...

 
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