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Can't Get No Satisfaction: A Quest for Racial Equality in Northern Florida in 1965
Can't Get No Satisfaction is a first-hand insight into the civil rights struggle in the 1960s by a then first year law student seeking racial equality in Northern Florida. A rape case and a "suicide" are two breath-taking cases that dramatically reveal the racial injustice at the time and the issues that still exist today. The lessons learned are vibrant today and the auth ...more
Paperback, 167 pages
Published January 16th 2020 by Tasora Books
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Although the book is often repetitive from one chapter to the next (thus 4 rather than 5 stars), it captures the atmosphere of northern Florida and the deep South at the height of the civil rights movement in the mid-1960s. Its best chapters vividly, and harrowingly, capture the zeitgeist of the era as experienced by a young, northern white man finding himself in the midst of a seething cauldron of blatant racism and anger palpably on display, flowing all around him, and ready to engulf him in d ...more