By Emilye Crosby
Escalating assertiveness and calls for of African Americans--including the truth of armed self-defense--were serious to making sure significant neighborhood switch to a remarkably resilient method of white supremacy. In Claiborne County, a powerful boycott ultimately led the perfect court docket to confirm the legality of financial boycotts for political protest. NAACP chief Charles Evers (brother of Medgar) controlled to earn possible contradictory aid from the nationwide NAACP, the segregationist Sovereignty fee, and white liberals. learning either black activists and the white competition, Crosby employs conventional assets and greater than a hundred oral histories to investigate the political and financial concerns within the postmovement interval, the influence of the stream and the resilience of white supremacy, and the methods those matters are heavily hooked up to competing histories of the community.
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A Little Taste of Freedom: The Black Freedom Struggle in Claiborne County, Mississippi (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) by Emilye Crosby