Parting the Curtain: 'Devil's Sanctuary' Tells the Story of Mississippi's Racism

Jackson Free Press | July 9, 2009
Magnolia State residents "have a long history of being against whatever the rest of the nation is for," the authors write in Devil’s Sanctuary: an Eyewitness History of Mississippi Hate Crimes. Their self-evident truths did not include equality—not for the slaves imported into the state and not for the Native Americans exported out.

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