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A little taste of freedom : the Black freedom struggle in Claiborne County, Mississippi / Emilye Crosby.

By: Crosby, Emilye.
Material type: TextTextSeries: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture: Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2005Description: xv, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 080782965X (cloth : alk. paper); 9780807829653 (cloth : alk. paper); 080785638X (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780807856383 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): 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.) -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Little taste of freedom.; Online version:: Little taste of freedom.DDC classification: 323.1762/285 Other classification: MG 70968
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 -- What it is this freedom? -- Looking the Devil in the eye: who gets to tell the story?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-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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