This essay looks at aspects of new southern culture against the backdrop of the 2007 Supreme Court ruling on school desegregation and its impact on our understanding of the sixties. Incorporating two book reviews, the essay argues that the “long” perspective on the period of radical change would suggest that the sixties were not only not a “failure” but in certain respects loom ahead of us.
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Hortense J. Spillers; “Long Time”: Last Daughters and the New “New South”. boundary 2 1 February 2009; 36 (1): 149–182. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/01903659-2008-028
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