Forgotten Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle
Back in the day, mainstream newspapers and magazines loved to present the civil rights struggle in photos depicting black activists as passive victims of Southern white racism, a fact that infuriates the many historians who know better. Many blacks did fight back, did scream at injustice, did hate their oppressors. The seventy-one black-and-white photos in this book don’t whitewash this nation’s greatest stain.
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