Overview

Using thorough and stark statistics, Kennedy describes a South emerging from World War II, coming to grips with the racism and feudalism that had held it back for generations. He includes an all-out Who's Who, based on his own undercover investigations, of the "hate-mongers, race-racketeers, and terrorists who swore that apartheid must go on forever." This first paperback edition brings to a new generation of readers Kennedy's searing profile of Dixie before the civil rights ...
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Overview

Using thorough and stark statistics, Kennedy describes a South emerging from World War II, coming to grips with the racism and feudalism that had held it back for generations. He includes an all-out Who's Who, based on his own undercover investigations, of the "hate-mongers, race-racketeers, and terrorists who swore that apartheid must go on forever." This first paperback edition brings to a new generation of readers Kennedy's searing profile of Dixie before the civil rights movement.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940024877647
  • Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & company, inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1946 volume
  • File size: 774 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword to the 1991 Edition
1 The Problem of the South
The Squalid South 1
Problem I, Section I 1
No Ready-Made Money 3
Grits without Gravy 6
Lethal Statistics 7
Be It Ever So Humble 11
Man and Land 14
The New Order of Slavocracy 19
The Perversion of Populism 37
Freedom Road--Closed 48
Last Hired, First Fired 63
Book Larnin',in Black and White 68
White Man's Country 78
The 7-7 Democracy of the South 92
The Plutocracy of Polltaxia 94
"Votin' Is White Folk's Business" 112
2 All's Hell on the Southern Front
The $outhern Revolt 127
Constitutional Democracy Crusaders 133
Common Citizens Radio Committee 135
American Democratic National Committee 143
Dud or Time Bomb? 155
The Visible Empire 162
Kingfish and Small Fry 187
3 The Road Ahead
Many Things Money Can Buy 264
Whose Good Earth? 275
TVA Leads the Way 282
The South Joins the Unions 288
Brotherhood--Union Made 302
Fair Employment Forever! 315
The Race Racket 326
Prejudice Is Made, Not Born 326
Myth of the Master Race 329
James Crow, Ph.D. 334
Total Equality, and How to Get It 341
To Make the South Safe for Democracy 356
Index 365
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