Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 16, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Something Must Be Done

Book Title: Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County

Kristen Green set out to understand what happened in the place she grew up – Prince Edward County, Virginia – between 1959 and 1964, when the county closed every single one of its public schools instead of integrating under court order. ‘Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County’: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle is a mash-up of history and memoir chronicling what Kristen learned about her …

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