Civil rights

Aaron Henry: The Fire Ever Burning

Affect and Power: Essays on Sex, Slavery, Race, and Religion

African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

African American Religion and the Civil Rights Movement in Arkansas

And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest: Fifty Pieces from the Road

Beaches, Blood, and Ballots: A Black Doctor's Civil Rights Struggle

Black Boys Burning: The 1959 Fire at the Arkansas Negro Boys Industrial School

Black Exodus: The Great Migration from the American South

Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South

Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia's Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and Race Relations, 1930-1970

Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Changing Channels: The Civil Rights Case that Transformed Television

City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Civil Rights Childhood

Civil Rights Chronicle: Letters from the South

Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination: Innocence by Association

The Civil Rights Movement in America

The Color of Jazz: Race and Representation in Postwar American Culture

Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Crusades for Freedom: Memphis and the Political Transformation of the American South

The Cry Was Unity: Communists and African Americans, 1917-1936

Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas

David L. Jordan: From the Mississippi Cotton Fields to the State Senate, A Memoir

Delta Rainbow: The Irrepressible Betty Bobo Pearson

Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Ed King's Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer

Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement

Faulkner on the Color Line: The Later Novels

For Us, the Living

Freedom Rider Diary: Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison

Freedom Walk: Mississippi or Bust

The Fruits of Integration: Black Middle-Class Ideology and Culture, 1960-1990

Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

The Good Doctors: The Medical Committee for Human Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice in Health Care

The Hardest Deal of All: The Battle Over School Integration in Mississippi, 1870-1980

Hazel Brannon Smith: The Female Crusading Scalawag

A History of Affirmative Action, 1619-2000

Huey P. Newton: The Radical Theorist

The Identity Question: Blacks and Jews in Europe and America

Invisible Suburbs: Recovering Protest Fiction in the 1950s United States

James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier's Story

Justice Older than the Law: The Life of Dovey Johnson Roundtree

The Last Resort: Taking the Mississippi Cure

Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta

Living in Mississippi: The Life and Times of Evans Harrington

Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture

Louisiana Governors: Rulers, Rascals, and Reformers

Making Haste Slowly: The Troubled History of Higher Education in Mississippi

Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Mayor Crump Don't Like It: Machine Politics in Memphis

Mississippi Black Paper

Mississippi Eyes: The Story and Photography of the Southern Documentary Project

Mississippi Liberal: A Biography of Frank E. Smith

The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission: Civil Rights and States' Rights

Mississippi: The Closed Society

Mississippi: The Long, Hot Summer

My Triumph over Prejudice: A Memoir

Nitty Gritty: A White Editor in Black Journalism

No Place Like Home: A Black Briton's Journey through the American South

Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

On the Ground: The Black Panther Party in Communities across America

Photographs from the Memphis World, 1949-1964

The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement

Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Race and Sport: The Struggle for Equality on and off the Field

Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction and Beyond in Black America, 1945-2006 Third Edition

Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia

Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Right to Revolt: The Crusade for Racial Justice in Mississippi's Central Piney Woods

The River of No Return: The Autobiography of a Black Militant and the Life and Death of SNCC

The Role of Ideas in the Civil Rights South

Sanctuaries of Segregation: The Story of the Jackson Church Visit Campaign

Seventh-day Adventists and the Civil Rights Movement

Sidelines Activist: Charles S. Johnson and the Struggle for Civil Rights

So the Heffners Left McComb

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Telling Our Stories: Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement

Three Lives for Mississippi

To Write in the Light of Freedom: The Newspapers of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Schools

Transformed: A White Mississippi Pastor's Journey into Civil Rights and Beyond

Troutmouth : The Two Careers of Hugh Clegg

Turncoats, Traitors, and Fellow Travelers: Culture and Politics of the Early Cold War

A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement

We Shall Not Be Moved: The Jackson Woolworth's Sit-In and the Movement It Inspired

Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Where Have All the Flower Children Gone?

Why I Left America and Other Essays

Witness to Injustice

Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

The World of Richard Wright

You Must Be from the North: Southern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement

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Mississippi’s Literary and Cultural Legacy: Part 3

 Tomorrow’s the big day! In preparation for the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival, we asked our authors to answer a few questions about our state’s literary and cultural legacy. This is the third of three blogs posts in which we share their responses. Click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2. Below, you’ll find our authors’ thoughts on the Mississippi Book Festival in light of our state’s

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