The districts in which southern blacks lived from the pre-World War II era to the mid-1960s differed markedly from those of their northern counterparts. The African-American community in the South was (and to some extent still is) a physically expansive, distinct, and socially heterogeneous zone within the larger metropolis. It found itself functioning both politically and economically as a separate city - a city set apart from its predominantly white counterpart. Examining the racial politics of such diverse cities as ...

Separate City 2005, University Press of Kentucky

ISBN-13: 9780813119113

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