The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South - Alex Heard (2010)

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Liz Abzug

John Polk Allen

Steve Babson

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Leslie Brody

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Tracey McGee

Bridgette McGee

Robinson

Lawrence McGurty

Gerald Meyer

Donna Poole Mills

Bill Minor

Chester M. Morgan

Mary Mostert

Steve Ordower

Emmett Owens

Cleveland Payne

Beverly D. Poole

John N. Popham IV

Todd Pyles

Simmie Roberts

Lester Rodney

Constancia Romilly

Lucile J. Ross

James Rundles

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Freedom

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Memphis Press-Scimitar

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Michigan Daily

Mississippi Enterprise

Nation

New Orleans Times-Picayune

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New Republic

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