Trouble in Dixie

Sancton, Thomas
January 1943
New Republic;1/4/43, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p11
Discusses a rumor that was spread in Memphis, Tennessee, of an African American uprising at Jackson, a smaller city eighty-five miles northeast. Origin of stories of an uprising in a group of Americans who had passed the building of a well known African American fraternal organization; Preparations for first blackout test in Memphis; Statement by Percy Wyly, special agent in charge of the local Federal Bureau of Investigation office, on no racial trouble in Memphis.


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