Monthly Archives: January 2015

“New South”? What “New South”?–Introduction to a Panel Discussion (1978) [History Lesson Plans, 6]

[NOTE: The previous post in this series looked at an early step on the road to my course on the modern Civil Rights Movement:  a one-term elective, “The South and the Sectional Image,” which we offered at Atlanta’s Finest Prep School (AFPS) for … Continue reading

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Civil Rights–and Wrongs: Reflections on The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and His Legacy

  [NOTE:  In the middle of last month, I began a series of posts tracing how, near the end of my teaching career, I came eagerly to embrace the opportunity to teach a one-semester elective course on the History of the … Continue reading

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