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Author Crosby, Emilye.

Title A little taste of freedom [electronic resource] : the Black freedom struggle in Claiborne County, Mississippi / Emilye Crosby.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2005.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 354 p. : ill.
Series The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-331) and index.
Contents Jim Crow rules -- A taste of freedom -- Adapting and preserving white supremacy -- Working for a better day -- Reacting to the Brown decision -- Winning the right to organize -- A new day begun -- Moving for freedom -- It really started out at Alcorn -- Everybody stood for the boycott -- Clinging to power and the past -- Seeing that justice is done -- Our leader Charles Evers -- Charles Evers's own little empire -- A legacy of polarization -- Not nearly what it ought to be -- Conclusion : What it is this freedom? -- Epilogue. Looking the Devil in the eye: who gets to tell the story?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi -- Claiborne County -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- Claiborne County -- History -- 20th century.
Whites -- Mississippi -- Claiborne County -- History -- 20th century.
African American civil rights workers -- Mississippi -- Claiborne County -- Biography.
African Americans -- Mississippi -- Claiborne County -- Biography.
Oral history.
Claiborne County (Miss.) -- Race relations.
Claiborne County (Miss.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 080782965X (cloth : alk. paper)
080785638X (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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