regulations indicates that segregationists
did in fact assemble such a
editor of the Richmond News Leader, was one thing; but it was quite something else in the hands of armed and dangerous freckle-bellies, as Bill Emerson, Newsweek's Atlanta bureau chief, called the great unwashed.
While Woods provides fresh, probing insight into white southerners' reactions to the Cold War, in many respects his argument that southern segregationists
were the most ardent Red-baiters reiterates conclusions drawn by scholars such as Gerald Home and Manning Marable.
believed that they stood as the last bastion for the protection of the races against the assaults of integration advocates, whose main goal was to destroy the races through intermarriage.
had continued to heighten tension prior to September 3, 1957; after their experience in Hoxie, however, they had avoided a direct clash with federal authority.
The White Knights burned black churches, and Tarrants, then unknown to the FBI, fired into the home of a black female activist in Meridian, The local chief of police, Roy Gunn, a one-time segregationist
now working with the FBI, vowed war on the Klan to end the violence.
Draper points out that Ramsay struggled with his membership over racial policy, using his power to support civil rights despite censure by local unions and threats by the Ku Klux Klan and the white segregationist
In Baltimore, the most prominent experts generally held back, and local residential segregationists
came from professions that were, at most, only indirectly involved in the process of creating and diffusing new knowledge on race, urban reform, and property markets.
The soul-searching required honest and literate segregationists
to drop any pretensions of conservative views on biblical interpretation: they would have to become radically unbiblical in their derivation of moral support for, let alone commands to maintain, their political institution" (115).
How did segregationists
try to intimidate protesters in Selma, Alabama?
Nevertheless, Wilson's Jim Crow presidency remained an available model for segregationists
and supremacists who came later.
Today, California's state government and a portion of its population are acting exactly in the same way that segregationists
did in the 1950s.