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Author Hill, Lance E. (Lance Edward), 1950-
Title The Deacons for Defense : armed resistance and the civil rights movement / Lance Hill.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2004]
©2004

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  E185.615 .H47 2004    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  E185.615 .H47 2004    AVAILABLE  
Subject Deacons for Defense and Justice -- History.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- History -- 20th century.
African American civil rights workers -- Louisiana -- Jonesboro -- History -- 20th century.
Self-defense -- Political aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Political violence -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Louisiana -- Race relations.
Mississippi -- Race relations.
Description x, 363 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-351) and index.
Contents The deacons are born -- In the New York Times -- Not Selma -- On to Bogalusa -- The spring campaign -- With a single bullet -- Victory -- Expanding in the Bayou State -- Mississippi chapters -- Heading north -- Black power-last days.
ISBN 0807828475 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 53145259
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction1
1Beginnings10
2The deacons are born30
3In the New York Times52
4Not Selma63
5On to Bogalusa78
6The Bogalusa chapter96
7The spring campaign108
8With a single bullet129
9Victory150
10Expanding in the Bayou State165
11Mississippi chapters184
12Heading north216
13Black power - last days234
 Conclusion : The myth of nonviolence258
 Notes275
 Bibliography335
 Index353