" In The Rest of the Dream, Lyman Johnson, grassroots civil rights leader, tells his own story. All four of Johnson's grandparents were slaves in Tennessee. Yet his father was a college graduate, principal of a black school, and the inspiration for his son's love of justice. Lyman Johnson was born in 1906 during the darkest days of segregation. He learned from his father not to sit in the "crow's nest" reserved for blacks in his hometown movie theater. This refusal to accept second-class citizen
Author: Wade Hall Publisher: University Press of Kentucky Published: 11/17/1988 Pages: 256 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 1.22lbs Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.75d ISBN: 9780813116747
About the Author
Wade Hall is professor of English at Bellarmine College. He is the editor of the Kentucky Poetry Review and has written extensively on southern literature and history.