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by Julia Cass,J. L. Chestnut
Pages: 431 pages
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux (July 1, 1990)
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Black in Selma book
Journalist Julia Cass met Chestnut while covering the South for The Philadelphia Inquirer and was struck not only by the representative nature of his story but by his deeply perceptive reading of the realities of power and politics in the South. The result of their collaboration is Black in Selma, Chestnut's extraordinary autobiography. JL Chestnut Jr had a most insightful, complete, and nuanced picture of what black and white relationships looked like in the south in the 20th century.
L. Chestnut Jr. is a civil rights attorney, columnist, and radio talk show host in Selma. He founded Chestnut, Sanders and Sanders, the largest black law firm in Alabama. Julia Cass is a freelance writer and journalism trainer who started her career in 1978 at The Philadelphia Inquirer
L. Julia Cass is a freelance writer and journalism trainer who started her career in 1978 at The Philadelphia Inquirer. She is a 2002 recipient of a Knight International Journalism fellowship.
We’re dedicated to reader privacy so we never track you. We never accept ads. But we still need to pay for servers and staff. I know we could charge money, but then we couldn’t achieve our mission: a free online library for everyone. This is our day. Today. To bring the best, most trustworthy information to every internet reader. Chestnut, Jr. (December 16, 1930 – September 30, 2008) was an author, attorney, and a figure in the Civil Rights Movement. He was the first African-American attorney in Selma, Alabama, and the author of the autobiographical book, Black in Selma, which chronicles the history of the Selma Voting Rights Movement, including the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches and Bloody Sunday.
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A wonderful book about Mr. Chestnut growing up in Selma. is a fascinating human being, and this book is filled with amazing and important history as well as hilarious stories from his life
A wonderful book about Mr. Some of the stories made me laugh so hard tears came to my eyes. But life for blacks in the south was hell. You will remember this one. Great lessons for activists. Published by Thriftbooks. is a fascinating human being, and this book is filled with amazing and important history as well as hilarious stories from his life. A friend got me to read it one day when I was feeling down. He just asked me to read the first chapter (which is HILARIOUS), and I ended up reading the whole thing in two days - I couldn't put it down. Throughout it, I was thoroughly inspired.
Happily, Chestnut weaves both the political and personal strands of his life into a single entertaining narrative, one that begins with his boyhood in the segregated world of Depression Selma and culminates in the widespread election of black local officials in the 1980's
Happily, Chestnut weaves both the political and personal strands of his life into a single entertaining narrative, one that begins with his boyhood in the segregated world of Depression Selma and culminates in the widespread election of black local officials in the 1980's.
J L Chestnut, J L Chestnut Jr, Julia Cass Returning to Selma, Chestnut was the townâ€™s first and only African American attorney.
J L Chestnut, J L Chestnut Jr, Julia Cass. Included with your book. Feel free to highlight your book. Black in Selma is the expansive autobiography of J. a key figure of the civil rights movement in Selma, Alabama. lt;BR, Â