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

Brother to a Dragonfly

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

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 Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

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

Conversations with Will D. Campbell

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

Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist

Delta Rainbow: The Irrepressible Betty Bobo Pearson

Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

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

Forty Acres and a Goat

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

He Slew the Dreamer: My Search for the Truth about James Earl Ray and the Murder of Martin Luther King

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

Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi

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 Witness: The Photographs of Florence Mars

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

A Past That Won't Rest: Images of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

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

The Racial Divide in American Medicine: Black Physicians and the Struggle for Justice in Health Care

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 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

Southern White Ministers and the Civil Rights Movement

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

Three Years in 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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Record-Setting High Water on the Mississippi | James F. Barnett Jr. Reflects on Current Flooding in the US

In light of the current floods submerging the Midwest and along the Mississippi River and scientists’ predictions that this is just the beginning, James F. Barnett Jr., author of Beyond Control: The Mississippi River’s New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico, a detailed chronicle of how the wild Mississippi will eventually deliver a cataclysm, shares his thoughts below. Viewed from the Natchez

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