How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood
Released! 04/14/2015
How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood
by Jim Grimsley
Hardcover

"White people declared that the South  would rise again. Black people raised one fist and chanted for black power. Somehow we negotiated a space between those poles and learned to sit in classrooms together . . .  Lawyers, judges, adults declared that the days    of separate schools were over, but we were the ones who took the next step. History gave us a piece of itself. We made of it what we could." —Jim Grimsley

More than sixty years ago, the Supreme Court ruled in ... read more