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Introduction: Dixie Sunset Part 1: Incursions Chapter 1: Jim Crow Meets Karl Marx Snapshots from Jim Crow¿s World Tour From Tuskegee to Moscow The ¿Reddest of the Blacks¿ Agitating the Uplifters Race as Class in the USSSR Learning to be Black Bolsheviks Building a Black Communist Base Race, Class, and Nation Chapter 2: Raising the Red Flag in the South From Comintern to Cotton Mill Black Equality, Red Scare Saved by the ¿Crackers¿ ¿We Will Never . . . Let Our Leaders Die¿ Setting Down Communist Roots From Cotton Mill to Comintern Chapter 3: From the Great Depression to the Great Terror The Politics of Hunger on the Right The Politics of Hunger on the Left Derailing the Rape Myth in Scottsboro Sons and Daughters of Scottsboro Seeking Solutions in the USSR Finding the Great Terror Part 2: Resistance Chapter 4: The Nazis and Dixie The Trials of Angelo Herndon Fighting Fire with Fire, ¿Adolph Hitler, K.K.K.¿ Homegrown Radicals ¿Georgia Officials Ape Hitler Terror¿ African Americans Confront Fascism A Southern Popular Front Fair Play and the Fascists ¿What Else are Jim Crow Laws but Fascist Laws?¿ Intimations of the Holocaust Chapter 5: Moving Left from Chapel Hill to Cape Town Liberals Meet the Left Outside Agitation and Southern Conversions Building a New Left in the New South The Bankruptcy of the Interracial Cooperation Model Southern New Dealers Imagine a New South Interracialism¿s International Crisis Chapter 6: Imagining Integration North Carolina¿s Daughter Storming the Ivory Tower Pauli Murray, Applicant Frank Porter Graham¿s Dilemma ¿Rah, Rah, Carolina¿lina¿ Pauli Murray, Plaintiff Fred and Red Come Home Part 3: Rebellion Chapter 7: Explosives in Democracy¿s Arsenal African Americans and the Non-Aggression Pact Randolph, Yergan, and the National Negro Congress Is This My People¿s War? Greyhounds, Guts, and Gandhi Sharecropping and Justice The Poll Tax as a National Problem Exposing Sharecropping and the Poll Tax Chapter 8: Guerillas in the Good War Snatched from the Jaws of a Red Scare Taking It To the Streets Pauli Murray¿s March on Washington ¿The South¿ under Siege The Agony of White Southern Liberals Pauli Murray¿s Sit-Ins ¿I Am An American, Too¿ Chapter 9: Cold War Casualties Lessons of the Holocaust U.S. in the UN Presidential Civil Rights Civil Rights, Anticommunism, and the Election of 1948 Breaking Frank Graham Tipping Junius Scales Turning Max Yergan Being Pauli Murray Acknowledgements
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Social justice -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Social movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Radicalism -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Political activists -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Social reformers -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.