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Searching for the New Mind of the South

The New Mind of the SouthBy Tracy ThompsonSimon & Schuster, 2013 W hen the journalist W.J. Cash set out to describe the American South, back …

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The election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States brought questions about race in America to the forefront of political and social …

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