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Author Goodwin, Ruby Berkley.

Title It's good to be Black [electronic resource] / Ruby Berkley Goodwin.

Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 60th anniversary ed.
Physical description vi, 257 p. : port.
Contents Forewords to the sixtieth-anniversary edition / Beverly J. Goodwin, Stephanie G. Goodwin, Carmen K. Wadley, and Leah B. Goodwin -- Du Quoin, Illinois -- As a fruitful vine -- Cousin Frankie -- The Black man's strength -- Before our time -- Sunday morning -- We become a race of champions -- When the black spider crawled -- We witness a hanging -- And may the best man win -- Carnival time -- Echoes of Algiers -- I've never seen "Uncle Tom's Cabin" -- The stranger within our gates -- We attend a baptizing -- Strike! -- Miracle on Smoke Row -- Balancing the score -- Living is fun -- A bishop visits our city -- Davis' mine goes on a rampage -- Dad converts a socialist--almost -- Our pioneers in race relations -- The ugly mask of fear -- Black and powerful.
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 Goodwin, Ruby Berkley -- Childhood and youth.
African American girls -- Illinois -- Du Quoin -- Biography.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Du Quoin -- Biography.
Du Quoin (Ill.) -- Biography.
Du Quoin (Ill.) -- Social life and customs.
Du Quoin (Ill.) -- Race relations.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780809331222 (pbk. : alkaline paper)
0809331225 (pbk. : alkaline paper)
9780809331239 (e-book)