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“Children of the Changing South”

After about four or five years of work, Children of the Changing South: Accounts of Growing Up During and After Integration was released on November 3, 2011. An edited collection of memoirs that I had originally titled Aftermath, the book contains eighteen memoirs by a diverse cross-section of writers from all over the South who recall what it was like growing when Southern society was being shaken to its foundations. My introduction frames the collection in the context of modern “hybrid multiculturalism” and a notion that differing narratives do not… Read more “Children of the Changing South”