By Greta de Jong
De Jong explores the varied, often-subtle tools African american citizens used to withstand oppression in the confines of the Jim Crow approach. Such daily kinds of resistance incorporated constructing recommendations for teaching black teenagers, developing powerful neighborhood associations, and combating again opposed to white violence. within the wake of the commercial alterations that swept the South in the course of and after international struggle II, those actions turned extra open and arranged, culminating in voter registration drives and different protests performed in cooperation with civil rights staff.
Deeply researched and accessibly written, A assorted Day spotlights the standard heroes of the liberty fight and gives a brand new point of view on black activism in the course of the 20th century.
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A Different Day: African American Struggles for Justice in Rural Louisiana, 1900-1970 by Greta de Jong