The first biography of the legendary southern civil rights crusader introduces readers to the contributions of this extraordinary woman, and the witch hunt that targeted her in the 1950s.
Foreword by Angela Davis. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Fosl's biography of Anne Braden is a tremendous contribution to the history of the Civil Rights movement and women's history. I would highly recommend this book if you want to learn more about this period of history in the . Anne Braden was a remarkable champion of the rights of workers, African Americans, and women. She captures Braden's profound dedication to achieving social justice. Anne and her husband Carl Braden were critical to the radical civil rights organization, SCEF.
Subversive Southerner is more than a riveting biography of an extraordinary southern white woman; it is also a social history of how racism, sexism, and anticommunism intertwined in the twentieth-century South as ripples from the Cold War divided the emerging civil rights movement. Anne Braden was one of the courageous few who crossed the color line to fight for racial justice Please read this book. Reverend Jesse L. Jackson.
Catherine Fosl26 de enero de 2016. Though Braden remained controversial-even within the civil rights movement-in 1963 she became one of only five white southerners whose contributions to the movement were commended by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. in his famed "Letter from Birmingham Jail.
Fosl’s book also reveals dramatically-as has not been done before-how the Cold War divided and .
Fosl’s book also reveals dramatically-as has not been done before-how the Cold War divided and limited the southern civil rights movement. Anne McCarty Braden is a southern white woman who broke from her segregationist and privileged past in the late 1940s to become a lifelong crusader who sought to awaken the consciences of white southerners to the reality of racial injustice. Martin Luther King praised Braden’s extraordinary integrity in his famous Letter from a Birmingham Jail, but even among civil rights supporters, she was as much a controversial figure as an ally.
Catherine Fosl's fine book is solidly grounded in an understanding of the Cold War, the Old Left, the New Left, the civil rights . Citation: Pamela Tyler
Catherine Fosl's fine book is solidly grounded in an understanding of the Cold War, the Old Left, the New Left, the civil rights movement, and southern history. Subversive Southerner is above all a feminist biography. Anne Braden's compelling story has found a worthy interpreter. Citation: Pamela Tyler.
Anne McCarty Braden, a southern white woman, broke from her segregationist and privileged past in the late 1940s to become a lifelong crusader for racial injustice. Martin Luther King praised Braden's extraordinary integrity in his famous Letter from a Birming-ham Jail, but even among civil rights supporters, she was a con-troversial figure. Subversive Southerner' is a must-read. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 16 years ago. 'Subversive Southerner' is a must-read for anyone interested in southern history or in the social and cultural upheavals of the 50s and 60s.
Narrated by Sara Morsey. Anne McCarty Braden (1924–2006) rejected her segregationi. You're getting the VIP treatment! With the purchase of Kobo VIP Membership, you're getting 10% off and 2x Kobo Super Points on eligible items. Your Shopping Cart is empty. There are currently no items in your Shopping Cart.