The Pittston Strike By Charlie D. Thompson Vol. 11, No. 6, 1989, pp. 1, 3-6 AFTER CROSSING THE Clinch River and heading into the extreme southwestern corner of Virginia, the terrain begins to close in around you. The rolling farmland
The Court and the Black Community By Julius L. Chambers Vol. 11, No. 6, 1989, pp. 8-13 EDITORS’ NOTE: The following essay is an edited version of a talk presented November 15, 1989, as the second lecture in the Grace
We the Baptists: Trading Away a Birthright. Reviewed by W. W. Finlator Vol. 11, No. 6, 1989, pp. 14-15 The Southern Baptists: A Subculture in Transition by Ellen Rosenberg (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1989, 240 pp.). There are times
Culture-Bound Southern Baptists and Their Exiles. Reviewed by Joseph Hendricks Vol. 11, No. 6, 1989, pp. 15-17 Churches in Cultural Captivity, A History of the Social Attitudes of Southern Baptists by John Lee Eighmy (Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press,
An Insider’s Account of Race and Politics in the Delta. Reviewed by Michael Cooper Vol. 11, No. 6, 1989, pp. 17-19 Even Mississippi by Melany Neilson (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1989. xiv, pp. 199). Part memoir and part campaign
An Unending Stream: History One Day at a Time. Reviewed by Leslie Dunbar Vol. 11, No. 6, 1989, pp. 20-23 The News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, (Friday, November 17, 1989, five sections, $0.25). We are swamped by information. The
The Cold Hard Truth By J.L. Chestnut, Jr. Vol. 11, No. 6, 1989, pp. 24, 23 The unspeakable and cowardly Sunday morning bombing and slaughter of the four children in Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church is like it happened yesterday.