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Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980

J. Michael Butler

Abstract

The 1960s civil rights movement has been properly memorialized as an era of tremendous social progress in America. Yet the integration of public accommodations and passage of federal laws started a much longer process toward racial equality and justice that still persists. In Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-2000, J. Michael Butler examines the accomplishments, contradictions, and limitations of the continuing black freedom struggle in one southern community. The racial unrest that surfaced during the 1970s regarding the use of Confederate imager ... More

Keywords: Beyond Integration, Confederate imagery, Police brutality, H. K. Matthews, Black freedom struggle, Escambia High School

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781469627472
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627472.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Michael Butler, author