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December 1998

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A Long Ways from Where I’ve Been: An African-American’s Journey from the Jim Crow South to Chicago’s Gold Coast

Nonfiction by Roosevelt Richards

Noble Press (Paperback, $10.95, ISBN: 1879360357)

Publication date: December 1998

Description:

Richards chronicles his life as a young, black boy, growing up in a large farm in rural Mississippi, where he and his family are subjected to the brutal injustice of Jim Crow. Despite the impoverished circumstances and harsh prejudices that dominated the life of Roosevelt and his family, his story is lovingly recounted.



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