The Changing Mind of the South: The Exposed Nerve

  title={The Changing Mind of the South: The Exposed Nerve},
  author={Leslie W. Dunbar},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={3 - 21}
I PREMISE THAT THERE has been such a thing as a southern folk, clearly if not definably more a single people than any other Americans, composed of two grades of persons, both of whom have been truly part of the same folk, and yet one of whom, the Negro Southerners, because they were ruled by the other did not sense and hallow as did the whites their folk integrity and their distinctness from the rest of the nation. And because white Southerners have consciously known that they were set apart… Expand
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