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Author Goodwin, Ruby Berkley.

Title It's good to be Black / Ruby Berkley Goodwin
Edition 60th anniversary edition
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 257 pages :) : portrait
Contents Forewords to the sixtieth-anniversary edition / Beverly J. Goodwin, Stephanie G. Goodwin, Carmen K. Wadley, and Leah B. Goodwin -- Du Quoin, Illinois -- As a fruitful vine -- Cousin Frankie -- The Black man's strength -- Before our time -- Sunday morning -- We become a race of champions -- When the black spider crawled -- We witness a hanging -- And may the best man win -- Carnival time -- Echoes of Algiers -- I've never seen "Uncle Tom's Cabin" -- The stranger within our gates -- We attend a baptizing -- Strike! -- Miracle on Smoke Row -- Balancing the score -- Living is fun -- A bishop visits our city -- Davis' mine goes on a rampage -- Dad converts a socialist -- almost -- Our pioneers in race relations -- The ugly mask of fear -- Black and powerful
Subject Goodwin, Ruby Berkley -- Childhood and youth.
African American girls -- Illinois -- Du Quoin -- Biography.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Du Quoin -- Biography.
Du Quoin (Ill.) -- Biography.
Du Quoin (Ill.) -- Race relations.
Du Quoin (Ill.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012036223
ISBN 0809331233 (e-book)
9780809331239 (e-book)