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Integration in a deep-southern town

Willie Morris

Integration in a deep-southern town

by Willie Morris

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Published by University of Arkansas Press in Rayetteville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Segregation in education,
  • Race relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementWillie Morris
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC212.522.M57 .M67 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25223584M
    ISBN 109781557289834
    LC Control Number2012005190

      Morris would pen a book on the saga called “Yazoo: Integration in a Deep Southern Town.” But the Morris book and subsequent treatments by national political reporters largely missed Kelly’s version of the story and the context of the pressures school officials faced in that era. Memory of a Racist Past — Yazoo: Integration in a Deep-Southern Town by Willie Morris Cerise Press: A Journal of Literature, Arts & Culture ().

    Morris would pen a book on the saga called “Yazoo: Integration in a Deep Southern Town.” But the Morris book and subsequent treatments by national political reporters largely missed Kelly’s version of the story and the context of the pressures school officials faced in that : Beth Wynn. "Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town" - Friday, April 28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 30 at 2 p.m. on MPB Television. In , under a ruling by the Supreme Court, Mississippi finally implemented full integration of its public schools. The issue had been the center of heated controversy throughout the South in the 16 preceding years since the groundbreaking.

      In the early s he wrote a long magazine article that was expanded into a book entitled Yazoo: integration in a Deep-Southern town. The book ends with Morris expressing his view that everything was going to be just fine. It didn't end up that way. I read Morris' book over Christmas and wrote an Amazon review in January Memory of a Racist Past — Yazoo: Integration in a Deep-Southern Town by Willie Morris BY Nick J. Sciullo View with Pagination W Morris’ book brims with confidence and raw emotion. He writes painfully about the depressed economy of the South and the racism of rural Mississippi. Yazoo: Integration in a Deep Southern Town BY Willie Morris.


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This moving book takes place during a time when integration was forced on public schools. The story takes place in the deep south on the edge of the Mississippi Delta.

When the author of this book, Willie Morris, was six months old, his parents moved to Yazoo City, Mississippi, a 4/5(1). The book is about the integration of the schools in Yazoo City, Mississippi in The writer is what would now be called a liberal and is hopeful that his home town will set an example for the rest of the country and integrate peacefully and keep the public schools an integral part of community life.4/5.

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Screening of “Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” in Yazoo City. David Rae Morris will show his documentary film “Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” in the auditorium of the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th,at 12 noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm.

Cerise Press, SummerVol. 5 Issue 13 review by Nick J. Sciullo of Yazoo: Integration in a Deep-Southern Town by Willie Morris. Memory haunts the South, a theme Morris returns to regularly. This push and pull is evident throughout the book as Morris relates heart-warming tales of family and friends along with the debilitating racism that divided many in the South after the United States Supreme Court’s Brown of Education decision that desegregated public schools.

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The Yazoo Herald published editorials and letters from all.