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Blacks/Whites in the South During Segregation by

Paperback, Published in Nov 2008 by America Star Books

ISBN10: 1605635030 | ISBN13: 9781605635033

Page count: 246

Would You Like the Experience?: Blacks/Whites in the South During Segregation is the story of a dynamic African-American family from North Carolina. Controversial, blunt, honest, and compelling, the men and women of the Callaway clan tell us what it is like to be black in the period of time between the Civil War and the late fifties. Would You Like the Experience? tells the story of the Callaways from the trenches. There is no editing for political correctness. It doesnat hold back to paint a pretty picture. This story hits you full in the heart. The patriarch of the family dies while waiting for a room at a segregated hospital. A white man steps up to rescue a little boy from a mob when he makes the mistake of drinking from the wrong water fountain. A woman is forced to sleep with a man because she has no other way to secure her familyas needs. One brother murders another. Despite the KKK, white and black people have secret lives together. This is real life. Would You Like the Experience? belongs in libraries across the country. Its portrayal of reality goes far beyond the sanitized versions of history that fill our bookshelves. The book is perfect for any college course centered on our countryas history, politics, sociology, or ethnic studies. Yet, itas an exciting read. Like To Kill a Mockingbird, it will become a favorite in the classroom.

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