Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black Struggle for Freedom
Reveals how whites in Greensboro used the traditional Southern concept of civility as a means of keeping Black protest in check and how Black activists continually devised new ways of asserting their quest for freedom.
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