In the second part of the book (47), Freehling explicate the role of the white southerners who were against the Confederation and their role in the Secession Crisis. At that time, Southerners were divided; the Middle South and the Border peoples weren’t so predisposed to Secede. He also explains the event of Fort Sumter in South Carolina (symbolic place of the Independence) which set off the Civil War in April 1861. In the third part of his analyze (83), the author make a point on the role of the Black southerners who opposed the Confederacy and sides White
Over time the African American was subjected to legalized slavery laws. From 1660 to 1860 every state had its own slave code, these codes made slavery a permanent condition defining slaves as property. Slave laws or codes would define the status of the free black man by regulating their emancipation, they determined where the free black man could or couldn't go, (Library of Congress). In 1705 Virginia was the first American colony to define legalize slavery by law. According to the 1705 law, all blacks, mulattoes, and Native Americans, all non-Christian persons brought into the colonies as servants (even should they later convert to Christianity) were considered slaves, (PBS, 2004).
10, 1977 (in biblio) SOUL -Horsford 2010 (Interview---Anna Horsford, September 10, 2010) Missing source Nikki Giovanni 2010 (Interview August 5, 2010) Missing source (Is this an interview?) Lukas 2010 (Interview) Missing source p.2 (press release 1969). Missing source Geraldine Warren, May 1, 1969, Letter Missing source + two more letters – for chapter – need to be cited Memorandum, December 14, 1972. From J. Golden to Jack Lyle, Subject “Data Regarding Black Journal.” NPBA Larry Williams, “Dixie Dialing- Monday’s Black Journal Will Focus On Solution,” The Commercial Appeal, January 24, 1969 BED George Gent, “TV Series for Bedford-Stuyvesant Begins Monday,” New York Times, April 5, 1968. Letters from viewers, BSRC files Melissa Harris Lacewell, Barbershops, Bibles and BET (THIS SHOULD BE IN BIBLIO—look for Lacewell) Wilson Walton, Brooklyn, NY, to IBS, 24 Apr.