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Eyes on Mississippi

Wilson F. Minor

Eyes on Mississippi

a fifty-year chronicle of change

by Wilson F. Minor

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Published by J. Prichard Morris Books in Jackson, Miss .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi
    • Subjects:
    • Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Mississippi -- Politics and government -- 1951-,
    • Mississippi -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementBill Minor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF345 .M55 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 353 p. :
      Number of Pages353
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3960468M
      ISBN 100970804709
      LC Control Number2001126151
      OCLC/WorldCa47082989

      Mississippi Eyes ($) is the chronicle of the events and the powerful witness of five young photographers in The Southern Documentary Project, working during the pivotal summer of in the segregated South. Together they captured the sometimes violent, sometimes miraculous process of social change as segregation resisted then gave way to a new beginning toward social .   This book is very moving and touching. Anne Moody's autobiography, "Coming of Age in Mississippi" is a wonderful book that tells the story of Anne's struggles growing up poor and black in the rural south. The author captures the reader's attention in Cited by:

      Alex Heard discussed his book at TurnRow Books in Greenwood, Mississippi. Alex Heard, editorial director for Outside magazine, recounts the death penalty trial of Willie McGee. In , Mr. McGee. Although she fought hard, her book, Coming of Age in Mississippi, ends on a note of frustration. The precise date at the end of her autobiography is not clear, but Moody writes the words, "I wonder. I really wonder," referring to her doubts about the effects of all her work. The Eyes on the Prize: Civil Rights Reader, Penguin,

      Growing Up in Mississippi is a true story. Bertha's story. But more than that, it is the story of what it was like for many young black girls of her generation to be born into poverty and to grow up surrounded by the meanest forms of racial discrimination, to be educated in run down, second rate schools, to marry early and work long hours for low pay just to keep food on the table. EYES ON THE PRIZE is the place to begin for an understanding of the Civil Rights movement. We'll Help Your Grades Soar Start your hour free trial and unlock all the summaries, Q&A, and analyses.


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He was the Mississippi correspondent of the Times-Picayune from untilwhen he launched a new career as a statewide syndicated political columnist in : Bill Minor. Description. Mississippi Eyes is the chronicle of the events and the powerful witness of five young photographers in The Southern Documentary Project, working during the pivotal summer of in the segregated er they captured the sometimes violent, Eyes on Mississippi book miraculous process of social change as segregation resisted then gave way to a new beginning toward social justice.

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Save money. Live better. Praise for Coming of Age in Mississippi “A history of our time, seen from the bottom up, through the eyes of someone who decided for herself that things had to be changed a timely reminder that we cannot now relax.”—Senator Edward Kennedy, The New York Times Book Review.

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