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Review: Shadows of Youth
Date of Review: 
Nov.08.2009
Reviewer: 
Steven Weinberg
Source: 
Dallas

As debates about racial equality continue across the United States, despite (or perhaps because of) the ethnicity of President Barack Obama, a history professor leavens the conversation with a remarkable book . . . . In Lewis' telling, Nash epitomizes the civil rights movement. It is a boon that Lewis has given her and her colleagues new life in print.