The Other Side of the New South (I)

Kotz, Nick
March 1978
New Republic;3/25/78, Vol. 178 Issue 12, p16
Part I. Looks at the problems of race and poverty in the rural Southern states. Plight of the Lassiter family of Plains, Georgia; Failure of the industrial development to reach areas where most Afro-Americans live; Decline in federal housing aid to Afro-Americans in the rural South; Lack of social service aid to the poor in the rural South; Indications of the failure of school integration; Afro-American population in Southwest Georgia; Failure of white officials in the South to register more Afro-American voters.


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