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Author Greenhaw, Wayne, 1940-

Title Fighting the devil in Dixie [electronic resource] : how civil rights activists took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama / Wayne Greenhaw.

Published Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, 2011.


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Physical description xix, 316 p., [17] p. of plates : ill., ports.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Willie's first day -- The legacy of Willie Edwards -- Klan on trial -- Hound-dog determined -- "Fight everything segregated" -- The making of a segregationist -- The pair from Howard -- "Segregation forever!" -- Education of a liberal -- Country boy lawyer -- The Alabama story -- Requiem for Jimmie Lee Jackson -- Don Quixote of the South -- The southern courier -- The rise of John Hulett -- Southern Poverty Law Center -- The people's attorney general -- Breaking the Klan -- "Forgive me, for I have sinned' -- "Like a mighty stream".
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- Alabama -- History.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Alabama -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781569763452 (hardcover)
9781569768235 (e-book)