Freedom On The Border Summary

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Fosl, Catherine. K’Meyer, Tracy. Freedom On the Border (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2009) 1-75. This book has some of the activists across Kentucky who helped make the change and to usher in legal equality for African Americans. Southern’s culture and politics had several features that distinguish it from much of the rest of the region, especially considering the eleven former Confederate states. What would the history of Kentucky look like from the perpectives of African American citizens? This book provides us glimpses of the frustrations and protests through the personal experiences of the African Americans. Kentucky relatively small African American population became concentrated in few urban areas of the state:
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