By Greta de Jong
De Jong explores the various, often-subtle tools African americans used to withstand oppression in the confines of the Jim Crow method. Such daily types of resistance incorporated constructing suggestions for teaching black young children, developing robust neighborhood associations, and struggling with again opposed to white violence. within the wake of the commercial adjustments that swept the South in the course of and after international struggle II, those actions turned extra open and arranged, culminating in voter registration drives and different protests performed in cooperation with civil rights staff.
Deeply researched and accessibly written, A varied Day spotlights the standard heroes of the liberty fight and gives a brand new point of view on black activism during the 20th century.
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A Different Day: African American Struggles for Justice in Rural Louisiana, 1900-1970 by Greta de Jong