The Resource 30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow south, Bill Steigerwald, (electronic resource)

30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow south, Bill Steigerwald, (electronic resource)

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30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow south
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30 days a black man
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the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow south
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Bill Steigerwald
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eng
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In 1948 most white people in the North had no idea how unjust and unequal daily life was for the ten million African Americans living in the South. But that suddenly changed after Ray Sprigle, a famous white journalist from Pittsburgh, went undercover and lived as a black man in the Jim Crow South.Escorted through the South's parallel black society by John Wesley Dobbs, a historic black civil rights pioneer from Atlanta, Sprigle met with sharecroppers, local black leaders, and families of lynching victims. He visited ramshackle black schools and slept at the homes of prosperous black farmers and doctors. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter's series was syndicated coast to coast in white newspapers and carried into the South only by the Pittsburgh Courier, the country's leading black paper. His vivid descriptions and undisguised outrage at "the iniquitous Jim Crow system" shocked the North, enraged the South, and ignited the first national debate in the media about ending America's system of apartheid.Six years before Brown v. Board of Education, seven before the murder of Emmett Till, and thirteen before John Howard Griffin's similar experiment became the bestseller Black Like Me, Sprigle's intrepid journalism blasted into the American consciousness the grim reality of black lives in the South
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Steigerwald, Bill
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305.800973
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E185.61
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.S796 2017ab
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Read by Grover Gardner
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Gardner, Grover
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  • Sprigle, Ray
  • African Americans
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • HISTORY / African American
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South
  • United States
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30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow south, Bill Steigerwald, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (1 audio file (12 hr., 37 min., 47 sec.))
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9781538431986
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30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow south, Bill Steigerwald, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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ocn993433841
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (12 hr., 37 min., 47 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
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9781538431986
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other
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DFA0C984-BE82-4ACA-9882-83D1FAEF185A
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