First published in 1956, Segregation is a collection of Robert Penn Warren's informal conversations with southerners in the wake of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Warren, who in his own writings often explored the theme of race in American life, traveled through his native region to talk with scores of individualstaxi drivers, NAACP leaders, members of White Citizens groups, college students, preachersto report their responses to the Court's decision.
|Publisher:||University of Georgia Press|
|Series:||Brown Thrasher Books Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.28(d)|
About the Author
Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), America's first poet laureate, was the author of ten novels and sixteen volumes of poetry, as well as several works of nonfiction. His awards were numerousthree Pulitzer prizes, the Bollingen Prize, the National Book Award, a fellowship prize from the MacArthur Foundation, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a great book to read. Segregation is difficult to understand but the author does a great job explaining this remaining conflict. It's not gone but it's a lot better than it used to be.