The Attack on Voting Rights By Laughlin Mcdonald Vol. 7, No. 5, 1985, pp. 1-3 The Reagan Administration continues to widen its attack on minority voting rights. In its latest depredation, it has filed a friend of the court brief
The Importance of Black Legislators By Alex Willingham Vol. 7, No. 5, 1985, pp. 3-5 The Southern state legislature, once the incarnation of backwardness in Southern politics, now stands to become a center for innovation in regional affairs. The formerly
Economics and a Murder Trial By Eliza Heard (Virginia Durr) Vol. 7, No. 5, 1985, pp. 14-17 The road to Hayneville and Selma (No. 80) leads to dreams of asphodel and honey. The old cotton fields are now meadows filled
Grace and guts Virginia Durr Vol. 7, No. 5, 1985, pp. 17-21 Steve Suitts: I have the privilege of introducing Virginia Durr, a remarkable Alabamian whose life, spanning more than eight decades of Southern history, chronicles the best aspirations of
The Origins of the Montgomery Bus Boycott By David J. Garrow Vol. 7, No. 5, 1985, pp. 21-27 Jo Ann Gibson Robinson moved to Montgomery, Alabama, in the late summer of 1949 to join the English Department at all-black Alabama
The Journey Is Home by Nelle Morton. Boston: Beacon Press, 1985. 248 pp. $21.95. Reviewed by Carter Heyward Vol. 7, No. 5, 1985, 29-30, 32 Among feminist theologians, the name Nelle Morton conjures up images of courage, intelligence, and friendship.