Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg

An American City in Black and White

Book - 2019
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In this rich multigenerational saga of race and family in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, William Sturkey reveals the personal stories behind the men and women who struggled to uphold their southern "way of life" against the threat of desegregation, and those who fought to tear it down in the name of justice and racial equality.-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: Introduction: People of spirit
Visionaries
The bottom rail
The noble spirit
A little colony of Mississippians
Broken promises
Those who stayed
Reliance
Community children
Salvation
A rising
Crying in the wilderness
When the movement came
Conclusion: Changes
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019
Branch Call Number: 305.8009762 S
Characteristics: 442 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780674976351
0674976355

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