The Black Mississippi of 1950
This paper analyzes the book “Coming of Age in Mississippi” by Anne Moody, a female black author of the civil rights era.
This paper closely examines the black civil rights movement in Mississippi through the book “Coming of Age in Mississippi” by Anne Moody. The paper gives great historic detail to events and issues of the 1950s and 60s. It gives biographic details of Anne Moody’s courageous life.
African Americans had been struggling for their right for freedom and equality in the United States since the early 1600’s and the struggle had undergone a metamorphosis many times. As the times and social attitudes changed so did the strategy of the fight. African Americans adapted to the mood and behavior of the era they were in.