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Backfire : how the Ku Klux Klan helped the civil rights movement / David Chalmers.

Backfire : how the Ku Klux Klan helped the civil rights movement

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  • ISBN: 0742523101 (acid-free)
  • Physical Description: viii, 207 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-194) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The challenges of the 1960s -- Laissez-faire, violence & confusion after the school decision -- Bombingham -- Friends in high places : George Wallace -- Freedom riding -- The long hot summer -- Mississippi -- Selma -- Making the justice system work -- Klansmen on trial & the Klan's campaign of terror against the Jews of Mississippi -- Decline -- Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church & the black Jesus -- Confrontation, poor-boy politics & revival in the late 1970s -- Death in Greensboro -- David Duke steps forward -- Klan hunters : Morris Dees & the Southern Poverty Law Center -- Yesterday, today, forever : Klansmen, Klanswomen, terrorists & loose cannons -- The fifth era : an explosion on the right : coda : Patrick J. Buchanan.
Subject: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Civil rights movements > United States.
Racism > United States > History.
United States > Race relations.
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