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Taking the Wheel: Consumerism and the Consequences of Black Automobile Ownership in the Jim Crow South

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| By Avery C. Suber | After 31-year-old James Brazier left his church that April Sunday and started the ignition of his 1958 Chevrolet Impala, he and his family would never be the same. Even before those fateful events, the Braziers were targets for white violence. Living in the Jim Crow South, whites used economic […]