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Just as Mississippi whites in the 1950s and 1960s had fought to maintain school segregation, they battled in the 1970s to control the school curriculum. Educators faced a crucial choice between continuing to teach a white supremacist view of history or offering students a more enlightened multiracial view of their state's past. In 1974, when Random House's Pantheon Books published Mississippi: Conflict and Change (written and edited by James W.

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ISBN: 9781469631158
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 1st, 2017

Daniel Handler with ALL THE DIRTY PARTS (in conversation with William Boyle)

From bestselling, award-winning author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), a gutsy, exciting novel that looks honestly at the erotic impulses of an all-too-typical young man.

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ISBN: 9781632868046
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Published: Bloomsbury UK - August 29th, 2017

Yvette Johnson with THE SONG AND THE SILENCE

In this moving memoir, Yvette Johnson travels to Mississippi to uncover the true story of her grandfather and why he was murdered—a case that became the basis for the documentary Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story, which the Los Angeles Times called “a powerful personal portrait.”