Fight for a greater South dispels the idea that every one whites within the South stood united opposed to social swap within the Nineteen Sixties. Gregg Michel's compelling research of the Southern pupil Organizing Committee (SSOC), the top revolutionary association created by way of younger white activists within the South in the course of that tumultuous decade, fills a vital hole within the literature approximately New Left activism. Michel exhibits that the SSOC was once the single activist staff of the period that labored to domesticate white aid for the social circulate. The SSOC's individuals gave themselves the fragile job of reconciling their love for the South and its historical past - warts and all - with their modern day dedication to equality and justice for everyone.

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