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Author Stockley, Grif

Title Ruled by race : black/white relations in Arkansas from slavery to the present / Grif Stockley

Publ Info Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2009
 RWU Main Library  E185.93.A8 S763 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiii, 529 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 507-514) and index
Contents Voices of slavery -- Owning slaves -- The Civil War in Arkansas and the refashioning of Black identity -- Reconstruction -- Redeemers -- The coming of Jim Crow -- Jeff Davis and his legacy -- The Elaine race massacres -- The aftermath of the Elaine race massacres and the twenties -- The Great Depression and the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union -- The beginning challenge to Jim Crow -- Brown v. Board of Education and the Central High Crisis -- Wandering in the wilderness of race : 1957-1960 -- The Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee years -- Brothers against brothers -- The impact of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Marianna -- The seventies : no rest for those weary of race -- The eighties and nineties : so far to go -- Race relations in the twenty-first century
LC subject Arkansas -- Race relations
African Americans -- Arkansas -- History
African Americans -- Arkansas -- Social conditions
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Arkansas
ISBN 9781557288851 (cloth : alk. paper)
1557288852 (cloth : alk. paper)