Through the Eyes of a Wife: Hattie Bell Brazier’s Account of Life Before and After Her Husband’s Death

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| By Christa Nutor | “Hattie Brazier was a seamstress, wife and mother of four children who, through a series of violent family confrontations with policemen in Dawson, Georgia, in the late 1950s, was moved to make bold, risky, heat-of-the-moment decisions that challenged the essence of white authority in the Jim Crow South.”[1] On a humid […]