By Jim Dann,John Harris
In June 1964, brave younger civil rights employees risked their lives within the face of violence, intimidation, unlawful arrests, and racism to sign up as many African American electorate as attainable in Mississippi, which had traditionally excluded such a lot blacks from balloting. With a firsthand account of the main points and considerate descriptions of key humans at the entrance lines, including Fannie Lou Hamer, Charles McLaurin, John Harris, Irene McGruder, and lots of extra, writer Jim Dann brings that historical interval again to lifestyles. He locations these 15 months in Mississippi—known as Freedom Summer—in the final heritage of the fight of African americans for freedom, equality, and democratic rights within the South, the rustic, and in the course of the international. Fraught with classes drawn from these studies, Challenging the Mississippi Firebombers is a beneficial contribution to knowing and advancing civil rights struggles as well as being a desirable and engrossing tale of a pivotal second within the mid-20th-century United States.
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Challenging the Mississippi Fire Bombers: Memories of Mississippi 1964–65 by Jim Dann,John Harris