Revolt in the South Author:Dan Wakefield Revolt in the South is a courageous and compassionate report from the front lines. In the South, children and students are in the vanguard of a historic battle that will shape the future of the United States and, in a larger sense, that of the Western world. Their weapons in this fight are non-violence, courage, and an infinite capacity to suffe... more »r.
Dan Wakefield went into the thick of the battle to find out the full story of the fateful struggle that begins with the Supreme Court decision of 1954 and still holds the nation in its throes today. From the Emmett Till murder case in 1955 to the 1960 sit-in demonstration, he observed each of the major milestones in the struggle at first hand and recreates it here in vivid, scathing detail.« less