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Born Colored: Life Before Bloody Sunday [SIGNED]

Mitchell, Erin Goseer

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ISBN 10: 0976123525 / ISBN 13: 9780976123521
Published by Ampersand, Chicago, IL, 2006
Condition: Near Fine+ Soft cover
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Rare SIGNED copy of Erin Goseer Mitchell's Born Colored: Life Before Bloody Sunday. This is a highly collectible later edition rated NEAR FINE+ with extremely light wear to covers. Historical and fascinating account of life in the South before the Civil Rights Movement. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001803

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Title: Born Colored: Life Before Bloody Sunday [...

Publisher: Ampersand, Chicago, IL

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Without Jacket as Released

Signed: Signed by Author

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Born Colored is about generations of a family living in the deep South prior to the start of the Civil Rights Movement. Bloody Sunday--March 7, 1965--was the day that 200 troopers beat 500 peaceful marchers with billy clubs, whips and tear gas as they attempted to walk from Selma to Montgomery. Mitchell's book captures this "boiling over" which she sees as the result of years and years of emotional and physical injuries. By simply telling the truth, she captures the tyranny upon which the Movement was built.

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Erin Goseer Mitchell was born in Selma, AL and grew up there and in Fitzgerald, GA. Her stories reveal the insights of a child and the hard-won wisdom of a segregated Deep South survivor. Erin is a graduate of Spelman College and has a Master of Music degree from Roosevelt University, Chicago. She taught for 38 years and began a writing career after retiring from the Chicago Public Schools.

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