Southern Hospitality: Identity, Schools, and the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, 1964-1972

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In Southern Hospitality, an ethnography of Holly Springs, Mississippi (1964-1972), schools play an important part in the formation of black identity during desegregation in the South. The civil rights movement left a leadership void as the public space of black leaders - the segregated schools - disappeared as did the identification with the ???Southern Negro??? collective of the segregated South. This transformation occurs against the backdrop of the psychological struggle between the individual's role as a member of ...

Southern Hospitality: Identity, Schools, and the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, 1964-1972 2001, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820450131

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