Includes bibliographical references (p. -331) and index.
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?
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