OPENING THE DOORS recounts the desegregation of the University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa
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From: University of Alabama Press <mktg@...>
Date: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 5:55 PM
Subject: OPENING THE DOORS recounts the desegregation of the University of Alabama and TuscaloosaAlso of InterestAlabama's Civil Rights Trail:An Illustrated Guide to the Cradle of Freedomby Frye Gaillard2010. 328 pp.
$24.95No other state has embraced and preserved its civil rights history more thoroughly than Alabama. Nor is there a place where that history is richer. Alabama's Civil Rights Trail tells of Alabama's great civil rights events, as well as its lesser-known moments, in a compact and accessible narrative, paired with a practical guide to Alabama's preserved civil rights sites and monuments. Foreword by commentator and journalist Juan Williams.
Frye Gaillard has been a journalist for the Associated Press and the Charlotte Observer. He is the author of Race, Rock and Religion: Profiles from a Southern Journalist, The Dream Long Deferred: The Landmark Struggle for Desegregation in Charlotte, North Carolina, Becoming Truly Free: 300 Years of Black History in the Carolinas, and Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement that Changed America. He is currently writer-in-residence at the University of South Alabama in Mobile.
For more information, write JD Wilson at jdwilson@....University of Alabama Press | Box 870380 | Tuscaloosa | AL | 35487-0380