Democracy in the South By Steve Suitts Vol. 12, No. 2, 1990, pp. 1-3 Like an old Chinese proverb coming south for the winter, one side of democracy in the American South today shows troubling, even treacherous signs of crisis,
The Vote and Change Julian Bond Vol. 12, No. 2, 1990, p. 4-9 These edited remarks are from a panel discussion held on political participation during last winter’s annual meeting of the Southern Regional Council. The participants, all with long
‘You Have a Right . . .’ Voices from the Movement in Mississippi Edited by George Littleton Vol. 12, No. 2, 1990, pp. 10-14 The following narratives are condensed from interviews conducted by young people from Bloodlines, regroup of black
The Biggest Texan: John Henry Faulk 1913-1990 By Virginia Durr Vol. 12, No. 2, 1990, pp. 15-17 Editor’s note: When John Henry Faulk died in Texas on April 9, 1990, many people lost a treasured friend and this nation lost
A decade of litigation a Southern ‘Devil’s Island.’ Reviewed by Laughlin McDonald Vol. 12, No. 2, 1990, pp. 17-19 Reform and Regret by Larry W. Yackle (New York: Oxford University Press. 1989. 322 pp.). Reform and Regret, by Larry W.
Telling a Mouthful about the South. Reviewed by Leslie Dunbar Vol. 12, No. 2, 1990, pp. 19-22 Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Charles Reagan Wilson and William Ferris, co-editors. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989. $49.95.) Is an encyclopedia,
A mayor who was never addicted to steel. Reviewed by Charles Morgan Jr. Vol. 12, No. 2, 1990, pp. 22-23 BACK TO BIRMINGHAM: Richard Barrington, Jr. and His Times by Jimmie Lewis Franklin (Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 1989).
The Cold Hard Truth By J.L. Chestnut, Jr. Vol. 12, No. 2, 1990, p. 24 Editor’s Note: It has been a turbulent in Dallas County, Alabama, where the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act was celebrated earlier this year