By Theodore Rosengarten
Nate Shaw's father used to be born below slavery. Nate Shaw used to be born right into a bondage that was once just a little gentler. on the age of 9, he was once deciding upon cotton for thirty-five cents an hour. on the age of forty-seven, he confronted down a crowd of white deputies who had come to confiscate a neighbor's crop. His defiance price him twelve years in felony. This successful autobiography, assembled from the eighty-four-year-old Shaw's oral recollections, is the plain-spoken tale of an "over-average" guy who witnessed wrenching adjustments within the lives of Southern black humans -- and whose unassuming braveness helped convey these alterations about.
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For the invaders, another means of coming to terms with their new environment was to find a shared humanity among its peoples. Hollywood ideas about natives rested on a foundation of the newcomers’ racial attitudes and limited knowledge. South of the equator, battles were fought in Melanesia, with Polynesia’s islands behind the operational area. Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia were names given by outsiders to areas that to them had some kind of racial uniformity. Though there are some common cultural characteristics within these locales, their boundaries are porous and many societies defy these foreign normative labels.
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