Race and Rumors of Race: The American South in the Early Forties - Odum, Howard W, Professor, and Simon, Bryant (Introduction by)

In the early 1940s, all sorts of rumours about impending and presently occurring race wars were circulating throughout the South among white Southerners: once docile and passive African Americans, it was claimed, were - with the aid of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, liberals, Yankees, New Dealers, and "bad niggers" - stockpiling ice picks in ...

Race and Rumors of Race: The American South in the Early Forties 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801857577

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