Civil Rights Childhood by Jordana Y. Shakoor

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The daughter of a poor black Mississippi sharecropper shares her remembrances of coming of age at the height of the civil rights struggle, watching her father--a former soldier--become a schoolteacher while Mississippi burned with white rage and the struggle for equal rights all around them.

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Published December 31, 1998 by University Press of Mississippi. 216 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, History. Non-fiction

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She unsparingly depicts the harsh traditions of Jim Crow and the evil fury of the Ku Klux Klanm as well as the strict code of legalized segregation that held black residents captive.

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