The Difficult Isolation Courage Can Bring

Carter III, Hodding
June 2006
Nieman Reports;Summer2006, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p90
The article narrates the experiences of the editor of "The Delta Democrat-Times," who supported the civil rights movements and segregation in the southern U.S. It discusses the social environment in the South when the civil rights movement emerged, including the code followed by the predominantly-white South. It cites the forms of harassment and isolation that this editor endured together with his family. It concludes by giving a definition of courage: courage is looking at your fear in the eye and pressing head on.


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