Life and Death in the Delta

In the Delta and in other black-belt districts, the cheating of workers by white farmers was enforced through ... and Bill of Rights could result in an individual's death, and a general destruction visited upon his or her family.

Life and Death in the Delta

Terrorism, black poverty, and economic exploitation produced a condition of collective trauma and social suffering for thousands of black Deltans in the Twentieth Century. Based on oral histories with African American activists and community leaders, this work reveals the impact of that oppression.

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A Death in the Delta
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Stephen J. Whitfield
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-11 - Publisher: JHU Press

Looks at racial attitudes in the 1950s, and discuss the impact of Till's murder on the federal government and the Civil Rights movement
Death in the Delta
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Alan Maki, Gary R. Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-06 - Publisher: Ballantine Books

Mankind is a predator by nature and a hunter by instinct. I loved to hunt. It was in my blood. And I was now ready to head back to the bush, to hunt the biggest game in the world--man. With five tours of Vietnam and 257 combat missions under his
Death in the Delta
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Molly Walling
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-07 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Growing up, Molly Walling could not fathom the source of the dark and intense discomfort in her family home. Then in 2006 she discovered her father’s complicity in the murder of two black men on December 12, 1946, in Anguilla, deep in the Mississippi Delta. Death in the Delta tells
Life and Death in the Delta
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: K. Rogers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-04 - Publisher: Springer

Terrorism, black poverty, and economic exploitation produced a condition of collective trauma and social suffering for thousands of black Deltans in the Twentieth Century. Based on oral histories with African American activists and community leaders, this work reveals the impact of that oppression.
A Death in the Delta
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Stephen J. Whitfield
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-11 - Publisher: JHU Press

Looks at racial attitudes in the 1950s, and discuss the impact of Till's murder on the federal government and the Civil Rights movement