Remembering Anne Moody (Sept. 15, 1940 – Feb. 5, 2015)

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[by Jerry W. Ward, Jr.] Four years after graduating from Tougaloo College, the young Anne Moody published Coming of Age in Mississippi (1968).  It is noteworthy that this autobiography has been “in-print” and acclaimed since its initial publication.  Similar life histories of civil rights workers, both autobiography and biography, have come and gone, getting enthusiastic receptions when they first appear.  But after a few years, […]