A documentary examination of the voluntary 1955 desegregation of the public school system in the town of Hoxie, Arkansas, USA.
Former slave Jourdon Anderson responds, with a hint of sarcasm, to a request from his former master to return to work for him.
The White League was a paramilitary group that was allied with the Democratic Party in the South. In 1874 and 1875, the White League was responsible for widespread violence against black and white Republicans in Louisiana and Mississippi. The group’s platform from 1874 is articulated here.