Integration Now: Alexander v. Holmes and the End of Jim Crow Education

Integration Now: Alexander v. Holmes and the End of Jim Crow Education

by William P. Hustwit

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ISBN-13: 9781469648569
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

William P. Hustwit is associate professor of history at Birmingham-Southern College and the author of James J. Kilpatrick: Salesman for Segregation.

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Engagingly written and forcefully argued, this is a major contribution to the history of the black freedom movement.--Charles C. Bolton, University of North Carolina at Greensboro



Hustwit's account is deeply researched and very moving, providing a nuanced look at how and why different black communities in Mississippi either did--or did not--find the resources to resist Jim Crow segregation.--John Charles Boger, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



Analytically refreshing and richly sourced, Integration Now offers a thorough history of the struggle for equal rights in Holmes County--the site of the most successful movement for civil rights in all of Mississippi. A first-rate piece of work and hard to put down.--Alan Draper, St. Lawrence University

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