By Catherine Fosl
Anne Braden used to be charged with sedition in 1954 by means of McCarthyist politicians who performed on fears of communism to maintain southern segregation. notwithstanding arguable, even in the civil rights flow, Braden grew to become considered one of in basic terms 5 white southerners whose contributions to the flow have been recommended via Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Her activism spanned approximately six a long time, making Braden essentially the most enduring white voices opposed to racism in sleek US historical past. A riveting biography, this can be additionally a social heritage of ways racism, sexism, and anticommunism intertwined as ripples from the chilly warfare divided the rising civil rights stream.
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