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Category: Alabama

The Heart of Dixie

Don’t forget the books!

As you’re doing your Christmas shopping, you’ve got good options for the reader on your list!   Closed Ranks: The Whitehurst Case in Post Civil-Rights Montgomery Published in 2018 by NewSouth Books, Closed Ranks tells the latter-day story of the Whitehurst Case, a police shooting controversy in Montgomery, Alabama in the 1970s. In this previously untold Black Lives Matter story, a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man, whose family is still seeking justice. The Alabama Writers Forum’s review of the book stated, “Closed Ranks is a… Read more Don’t forget the books!