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  • MISSISSIPPI BLACK PAPER, by Foreword by Reinhold Niebuhr, Introduction by Hodding Carter III.
    Foreword by Reinhold Niebuhr, Introduction by Hodding Carter III.
    MISSISSIPPI BLACK PAPER,

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Random House, (1965.). First edition - "Fifty-seven Negro and white citizens' testimony of police brutality, the breakdown of law and order and the corruption of justice in Mississippi." Includes a foreword by Reinhold Niebuhr, and an introduction by Hodding Carter III; Contains first person accounts and affadavits of police brutality toward civil rights workers, people attempting to register to vote, NAACP members holding a meeting, young Blacks walking down the street, integrated groups arrested on trumped-up criminal charges - all the everyday dangers of life in Mississippi during the 1960s. These 57 were chosen out of over 250 affadavits obtained for a suit brought against Sheriff Rainey. 92 pp plus the foreword and introduction by Hodding Carter…

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    New York: Random House, (1965.). First edition - "Fifty-seven Negro and white citizens' testimony of police brutality, the breakdown of law and order and the corruption of justice in Mississippi." Includes a foreword by Reinhold Niebuhr, and an introduction by Hodding Carter III; Contains first person accounts and affadavits of police brutality toward civil rights workers, people attempting to register to vote, NAACP members holding a meeting, young Blacks walking down the street, integrated groups arrested on trumped-up criminal charges - all the everyday dangers of life in Mississippi during the 1960s. These 57 were chosen out of over 250 affadavits obtained for a suit brought against Sheriff Rainey. 92 pp plus the foreword and introduction by Hodding Carter III. Graphic photograph of police brutality by Frederick deVan on preceding and following the text.

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    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (prev owner's name, some wear to the covers.)

    Book ID: 54251
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