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Barrett, George (fl. 1957) "Jim Crow, He's Real Tired"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.221 Author/Creator: Barrett, George (fl. 1957) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper clipping Date: 2 March 1957 Pagination: 6 p.; 33.1 x 28

Summary of Content: One article entitled, "Jim Crow, He's Real Tired," dated March 3, 1957 written by George Barrett. Article pertains to Martin Luther King Jr., leading the resistance in Montgomery, Alabama. Refers to the NAACP as "communistic," and covers the reaction of white Southerners' opinion of the desegregation movement. Printed in New York Time Magazine.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Barrett, George, fl. 1957

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: RacismRace discriminationAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansProtestsReligionSegregation

Sub Era: The Fifties

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