Murder in Mississippi
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BeschreibungFew episodes in the modern civil rights movement were more galvanizing than the 1964 brutal murders of Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney. As we approach the 40th anniversary of the murders in June 2004, "Murder in Mississippi" provides a timely and telling reminder of the vigilance democracy requires if its ideals are to be fully realized.
PortraitHoward Ball, presently professor of law at Vermont Law School and professor emeritus of political science at the University of Vermont, is a veteran of the civil rights movement and for many years taught at Mississippi State University. He is the author of two dozen books including The Bakke Case: Race, Education, and Affirmative Action (see page 51) and A Defiant Life: Thurgood Marshall and the Persistence of Racism in America.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV PR OF KANSAS
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2004
Seitenanzahl: 190 Seiten