African American freedom is often defined in terms of emancipation and civil rights legislation. Exploring the notion of freedom in postwar Memphis, this title demonstrates that the interplay of politics, culture, and consciousness is critical to truly understanding freedom and the black struggle for it.
LAURIE B. GREEN is assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin.
Laurie B. Green
The University of North Carolina Press
Date of Publication
History: Specific Subjects
The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture