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Title Old South, New South, or down South? : Florida and the modern civil rights movement / edited by Irvin D.S. Winsboro
Edition First edition
Published Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 260 pages)
Contents Introduction: Image, Illusion, and Reality: Florida and the Modern Civil Rights Movement in Historical Perspective / Irvin D.S. Winsboro -- The Illusion of Moderation: A Recounting and Reassessing of Florida's Racial Past / Marvin Dunn -- From Old South to New South, or Was It? : Jacksonville and the Modern Civil Rights Movement in Florida / Abel A. Bartley -- Brotherhood of Defiance: The State-Local Relationship in the Desegregation of Lee Country Public Schools, 1954-1969 / Irvin D.S. Winsboro -- Toms and Bombs: The Civil Rights Struggle in Daytona Beach / Leonard R. Lempel -- Planting the Seeds of Racial Equality: Florida's Independent Black Farmers and the Modern Civil Rights Era / Connie L. Lester -- Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: Florida's "Public Mischief " Defense and Virgil Hawkins's Protracted Legal Struggle for Racial Equality / Amy Sasscer -- "Wait" Has Almost Always Meant "Never": The Long Road to School Desegregation in Palm Beach County / Lise M. Steinhauer -- The Triumph of Tradition: Haydon Burns's 1964 Gubernatorial Race and the Myth of Florida's Moderation / Abel A. Bartley -- From Old South Experiences to New South Memories: Virginia Key Beach and the Evolution of Civil Rights to Public Space in Miami / Gregory W. Bush -- Afterword: Old South, New South, or Down South? : Florida and the Modern Civil Rights Movement: Towards a New Civil Rights History in Florida / Paul Ortiz
Summary "How does a state, tarnished with a racist, violent history, emerge from the modern civil rights movement with a reputation for tolerance and progression? Old South, New South, or Down South?: Florida and the Modern Civil Rights Movement exposes the image, illusion, and reality behind Florida's hidden story of racial discrimination and violence. By exploring multiple perspectives on racially motivated events, such as black agency, political stonewalling, and racist assaults, this collection of nine essays reconceptualizes the civil rights legacy of the Sunshine State. Its dissection of local, isolated acts of rebellion reveals a strategic, political concealment of the once dominant, often overlooked, old south attitude towards race in Florida."--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
Florida -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Winsboro, Irvin D. S., editor
LC no. 2009019223
ISBN 1935978004 (electronic bk.)
9781935978008 (electronic bk.)
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