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Voices in Our Blood Voices in Our Blood

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Voices in Our Blood is a literary anthology of the most important and artful interpretations of the civil rights movement, past and present. It showcases what forty of the nation's best writers- including Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, Alice Walker, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, and Richard Wright -- had to say about the c ...more
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Published February 15th 2001 by Random House (first published 2001)
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Steve
Jul 14, 2013 Steve rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A sometimes harsh reminder of how it was provides insight into how it is and the complexity of racial issues in our time. For those of us who grew up as middle class whites in the segregated South of the 60s, it's a good reminder that what we experienced and what we remember is both truth and a myth.
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Feb 11, 2016 Fernando Biorato rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good detailed book in my perspective. Helped me a lot for my research paper on the Civil Rights movement.
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Jan 27, 2016 Daniel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm re-reading this anthology. I just visited the Civil Rights South, and so it was/is especially relevant. It is a strong collection of writing.
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Jon Meacham is the editor of Newsweek, a Pulitzer Prize winning bestselling author and a commentator on politics, history, and religious faith in America.
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