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Author Tubbs, Sharon, author.

Title They got daddy : one family's reckoning with racism and faith / Sharon Tubbs
Published Bloomington : Quarry Books, an imprint of Indiana University Press, 2023


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Contents Introduction -- Chapter 1: Gone, just gone -- Chapter 2: History breathes again -- Chapter 3: Drilling deep -- Chapter 4: Migrating to a new life -- Chapter 5: Getting religion -- Chapter 6: A different kind of shout -- Chapter 7: Policing moonshine and murder -- Chapter 8: A country lawyer -- Chapter 9: Good Times meets the Brady Bunch -- Chapter 10: A Black man's capital crime -- Chapter 11: He was that -- Chapter 12: Fake preachers and winding roads -- Chapter 13: The Klan and me -- Chapter 14: Faith vs. fear -- Chapter 15: Turning mess into ministry -- Chapter 16: Vengeance is His -- Notes
Summary "An unforgettable journey through racism and faith across the generations. January 15, 1959-a day that changed one family forever. White supremacists kidnapped and severely beat rural Alabama preacher Israel Page, nearly killing him because he had sued a White townsman for injuries suffered in a car crash. After "they" "got Daddy," Israel Page's children began leaving the Jim Crow South, the event leaving an indelible mark on the family and its future. Decades later, the events of that day fueled journalist Sharon Tubbs's epic quest to learn who had "gotten" her mother's daddy and why. They Got Daddy follows Tubbs on her moving journey from Fort Wayne, Indiana, to the back roads and rural churches of Alabama. A powerful revelation of the sustaining and redemptive power of faith and unflinching testimony to the deeply embedded effects of racism across the generations, it demonstrates how the search for the truth can offer a chance at true healing"-- Provided by publisher
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Subject Tubbs, Sharon.
Tubbs, Sharon -- Family
Page family.
Page family
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century
African Americans -- Religion -- History -- 20th century
Memory -- Social aspects -- United States
African Americans -- Religion
African Americans -- Social conditions
Memory -- Social aspects
Race relations
United States -- Race relations -- 20th century
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2022028145
ISBN 0253064473