Speak Now Against the Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South (Chapel Hill Books)

Speak Now Against the Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South (Chapel Hill Books)

John Egerton


The compelling tale of the earliest demands desegregation and racial justice within the South.

"Make room in your library shelf . . . for John Egerton's excellent Speak Now opposed to the Day. His booklet is a gorgeous success: a sprawling, engrossing, deeply relocating account of these Southerners, black and white, who raised their voices to problem the South's racial mores. . . . [This] is an eloquent and passionate booklet, and . . . one we won't have enough money to forget.--Charles B. Dew, New York occasions publication Review

"A wealthy and encouraging tale. . . . [Egerton] has exposed a buried treasure.--Studs Terkel

"[A] awesome ebook, measured yet eloquent.--Dan T. Carter, Washington submit publication World

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