From the foundation of the New Orleans branch of the NAACP in 1915 to the beginning of Edwin Edwards' first term as governor in 1972, this is a wide-ranging study of the civil rights struggle in Louisiana. This edition contains a new preface which brings the narrative up-to-date, including coverage of Hurricane Katrina.Roosevelt Hollingsworth, from San Francisco, was visiting Louisiana in May 1946 in his three-year-old Buick. ... When J. K. Haynes, head of the LCTA, stopped at a gas station to drink some water, an attendant hit him over the head with aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Race & Democracy|
|Publisher||:||University of Georgia Press - 2008|