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Book awards: Lillian Smith Award

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The Emergence of the New South, 1913-1945 by George Brown Tindall1968
Scottsboro: A Tragedy of the American South by Dan T. Carter1969
The New South Creed: A Study in Southern Mythmaking by Paul M. Gaston1970
Our land too by Anthony P. Dunbar1971
Migrants, sharecroppers, mountaineers by Robert Coles1972
Ralph McGill, Reporter by Harold H. Martin1973
Revolutionary Petunias by Alice Walker1973
The Strange Career of Jim Crow by C. Vann Woodward1974
Train Whistle Guitar: A Novel by Albert Murray1974
Mississippi: Conflict and Change by James W. Loewen1976
The Surface of Earth by Reynolds Price1976
Roots by Alex Haley1977
Simple Justice by Richard Kluger1977
Brother to a Dragonfly by Will D. Campbell1978
The shad treatment: A novel by Garrett Epps1978
Human rights odyssey by Marion A. Wright1979
In My Father's House by Ernest J. Gaines1979
Revolt Against Chivalry by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall1980
Suttree by Cormac McCarthy1980
The Lords of Discipline by Pat Conroy1981
Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence & Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley by John Gaventa1981
Hearts and Minds : The Anatomy of Racism from Roosevelt to Reagan by Harry S. Ashmore1982
The Winter People by John Ehle1982
Almost Family (Deep South Books) by Roy Hoffman1983
South-watching : selected essays by Gerald W. Johnson1983
Generations: An American Family by John Egerton1984
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose by Alice Walker1984
Lay Bare the Heart: An Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement by James Farmer1985
The Old Forest and Other Stories by Peter Taylor1985
Blessed Assurance: At Home With the Bomb in Amarillo, Texas by A. G. Mojtabai1986
And Venus Is Blue: Stories by Mary Hood1987
Song in a Weary Throat: An American Pilgrimage by Pauli Murray1987
A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts 1920-1936 by Richard Samuel Roberts1987
The Avenue, Clayton City by C. Eric Lincoln1988
Separate Pasts: Growing Up White in the Segregated South (Brown Thrasher Books) by Melton Alonza McLaurin1988
Even Mississippi by Melany Neilson1989
Mama Day by Gloria Naylor1989
Soldier's Joy by Madison Smartt Bell1989
Clover by Dori Sanders1990
Poor But Proud by Wayne Flynt1990
Black in Selma: The Uncommon Life of J.L. Chestnut, Jr. by J. L. Chestnut, Jr.1991
Tongues of flame by Mary Ward Brown1991
The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours by Marian Wright Edelman1992
Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction by Melissa Fay Greene1992
Unquiet Earth by Denise Giardina1992
The Hard to Catch Mercy by William P. Baldwin1993
How Am I to Be Heard?: Letters of Lillian Smith by Lillian Smith1993
Outside Agitator: Jon Daniels and the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama by Charles W. Eagles1993
Colored People: A Memoir by Henry Louis Gates Jr.1994
Decorations in a Ruined Cemetery by John Gregory Brown1994
Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi by John Dittmer1994
Choices by Mary Lee Settle1995
I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle by Charles M. Payne1995
Race & Democracy by Adam Fairclough1995
Like Judgment Day: The Ruin and Redemption of a Town Called Rosewood by Michael D'Orso1996
Silver Rights (Harvest Book) by Constance Curry1996
Trouble No More by Anthony Grooms1996
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier1997
Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America by John M. Barry1997
Night Talk by Elizabeth Cox1998
Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement by John Lewis1998
A Clashing of the Soul: John Hope and the Dilemma of African American Leadership and Black Higher Education in the Early Twentieth Century by Leroy Davis1999
Colorblind Injustice: Minority Voting Rights and the Undoing of the Second Reconstruction by J. Morgan Kousser1999
Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the Freedom Struggle by Michael Keith Honey2000
A Fire You Can't Put Out by Andrew M. Manis2000
Troubled Memory by Lawrence N. Powell2000
Cathedrals of Kudzu: A Personal Landscape of the South by Hal Crowther2001
Domestic Work by Natasha Trethewey2001
Radical equations : civil rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project by Robert Parris Moses2001
So Far Back: A Novel by Pam Durban2001
Bombingham by Anthony Grooms2002
Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health by Keith Wailoo2002
Getting Right With God: Southern Baptists and Desegregation, 1945-1995 by Mark Newman2002
Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South by William Henry Chafe2002
Buffalo Dance: The Journey of York (Kentucky Voices) by Frank X. Walker2004
Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision by Barbara Ransby2004
Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy by Elizabeth R. Varon2004
Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South by Stephanie M. H. Camp2005
Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement That Changed America by Frye Gaillard2005
The Untelling by Tayari Jones2005
Self-Taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom by Heather Andrea Williams2006
The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory by W. Fitzhugh Brundage2006
Native Guard: Poems by Natasha Trethewey2007
The Silent Majority: Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South by Matthew D. Lassiter2007
In Search of Another Country: Mississippi and the Conservative Counterrevolution by Joseph Crespino2008
Many Minds, One Heart: SNCC's Dream for a New America by Wesley C. Hogan2008
What Blood Won't Tell: A History of Race on Trial in America by Ariela J. Gross2009
The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement by Bob Zellner2009
Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940 (New Directions in Southern Studies) by Amy Louise Wood2010
The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss by Charles W. Eagles2010
At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance--A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power by Danielle L. McGuire2011
Sacrifice Zones: The Front Lines of Toxic Chemical Exposure in the United States by Steve Lerner2011
Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement by Tomiko Brown-Nagin2012
Writing the South through the Self: Explorations in Southern Autobiography by John C. Inscoe2012
Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography by Randal Maurice Jelks2013
Crossroads at Clarksdale: The Black Freedom Struggle in the Mississippi Delta after World War II by Fran©ʹoise N. Hamlin2013
In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma (Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century) by Bernard LaFayette Jr.2014
We Shall Not Be Moved: The Jackson Woolworth's Sit-In and the Movement It Inspired by M. J. O'Brien2014
Looking back, moving forward : the Southwest Georgia freedom struggle, 1814-2014 by Lee W. Formwalt2015
Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South by Andrew Maraniss2015
Aaron Henry of Mississippi: Inside Agitator by Minion K. C. Morrison2016
Not Free, Not for All: Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow by Cheryl Knott2016
The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice by Patricia Bell-Scott2017
Vagrant Nation: Police Power, Constitutional Change, and the Making of the 1960s by Risa Goluboff2017
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America by Nancy K. MacLean2018
Automating inequality: how high-tech tools profile, police, and punish the poor by Virginia Eubanks2019
A Girl Stands at the Door: The Generation of Young Women Who Desegregated America's Schools by Rachel Devlin2019
The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools by Vanessa Siddle Walker2019

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The Lillian Smith Book Awards honors those authors who, through their writing, carry on Smith's legacy of elucidating the condition of racial and social inequity and proposing a vision of justice and human understanding.

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