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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.
Publication Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2005.



Descript xv, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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?
Note .
ISBN 080782965X (cloth : alk. paper)
080785638X (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Author Crosby, Emilye.
Series The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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.
Descript xv, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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?
Note .
ISBN 080782965X (cloth : alk. paper)
080785638X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Author Crosby, Emilye.
Series The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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.

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.
Descript xv, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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?
Note .
ISBN 080782965X (cloth : alk. paper)
080785638X (pbk. : alk. paper)

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