Friday, July 01, 2005

Book Announcement:

Where Rebels Roost, Mississippi Civil Rights Revisited
is now available in book and/or a download PDF file.

You can use this link
to order directly from the publisher

OR choose this link to read the foreword (and then order). Cards and PayPal are accepted. If this doesn't work for you, send me e-mail.

After 23 months of research and writing, Where Rebels Roost features

--A Nine-page Selected Bibliography/Citations: 73 Books; 3 Dissertations; 47 Articles; 32 Collections, Interviews, Oral Histories

--Twenty-pages/ Lists of Dead/References 900+ names and information of African Americans lynched and murdered in Mississippi from 1870 to 1970 (references Southern Law & Poverty Center, NAACP, Tuskegee Institute, individual family and friends, personal research)

--Sixteen-page/160+ Names of Emmett Till Principles/Names and biographies of people close to this case, from lawyers, witnesses, judges and jurors to police, politicians, friends and families.

--And over one hundred specific Sovereignty Commission Documents, cited with references given (plus over 1,000 footnotes!),

But more important are the stories of some very unique, persevering and brave people – stories that deserve to be told. I hope you enjoy this read as much as I've enjoyed writing it.

Email me if you have any questions.


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