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Short stories of the civil rights movement : an anthology

Author: Margaret Earley Whitt
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

During the civil rights era, masses of people marched in the streets, boycotted stores, and registered to vote. Others challenged racism in ways more solitary but no less life changing. This work  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Earley Whitt
ISBN: 0820327999 9780820327990 0820328510 9780820328515
OCLC Number: 828776752
Awards: Winner of IndieFab awards (Anthology) 2006
Description: xviii, 343 sider ; 24 cm
Contents: School desegregation. See what tomorrow brings (1968):James W. Thompson; The first day of school (1958):R.V. Cassill; Neighbors (1966):Diane Oliver; Spring is now (1968):Joan Williams; Sit-ins. The beginning of violence (1985):Joanne Leedom-Ackerman; The welcome table (1996):Lee Martin; Food that pleases, food to take home (1995):Anthony Grooms; Direct action (1963):Mike Thelwell; Doris is coming (2003):Z Z Packer; Marches and demonstrations: Negro progress (1994):Anthony Grooms; The marchers (1979):Henry Dumas; Moonshot (1989):Alma Jean Billingslea-Brown; Selma (1972):Natalie L.M. Petesch; Marching through Boston (1966):John Updike; Acts of violence: The convert (1963):Lerone Bennett Jr.; Where is the voice coming from? (1963):Eudora Welty; Liars don't qualify (1961):Junius Edwards; Advancing Luna --
and Ida B. Wells (1977):Alice Walker; Means and ends (1985:Rosellen Brown; Going to meet the man (1965):James Baldwin. Retrospective: Flora Devine (1995):Anthony Grooms; Paying my dues (1996):Val Coleman; To my young husband (2000):Alice Walker
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Earley Whitt


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I know of no other collection with the focus of this fine anthology. Readers who worked in the movement and who grew up during that era will find these stories especially fascinating. But Short Read more...

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