The study of the civil rights movement has largely focused on the African-American struggle for freedom and offers an expansive, vibrant and ever developing understanding of civil rights campaigners. Indeed, the dynamic and multifaceted nature of the Black protest movement has necessitated successive scholarly reinterpretations in order to attain a true picture of the movement. It is a topic that continues to garner interest and foster new debates.
Conversely, segregationist opposition to the civil rights movement has received far less attention. Whilst commendable as an indication of the generally liberal values of the academic community and understandable given the nobility of the …Continue Reading