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“Let Me at Him!” 1954

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Crouch was exposed publicly as a liar during two trials in 1954. During Senate hearings in New Orleans on the Southern Conference Education Fund, Crouch testified at the behest of Senator James ... More


“All Are Worthy”: “Woman’s Work” as a Catalyst for Civil Rights Reform

Kimberly K. Little

in You Must Be from the North: Southern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732283
eISBN:
9781604733518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732283.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the involvement of white women, including housewives and mothers, in volunteer activities in the years leading up to the modern civil rights movement. It considers how married ... More


Becoming King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader

Troy Jackson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125206
eISBN:
9780813135045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125206.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Without question, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is the face of the civil rights revolution that reshaped the social and political landscape of the United States. Although many biographers and historians ... More


Conclusion: Only All Together Shall Any of Us Overcome

Jennifer Ritterhouse

in Discovering the South: One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630946
eISBN:
9781469630960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630946.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how race-baiting, red-baiting, and white southern liberals' own ambivalence made it impossible for a broad-based coalition to lead an ongoing fight for democratic social change, ... More


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