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Virginius Dabney (1901-1995)

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Title:Virginius Dabney (1901-1995)

Entry on journalist, writer, historian, and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, Virginius Dabney. In the 1930s, Dabney advocated a federal antilynching law and opposed the poll tax, but following World War II, he generally supported segregation and massive resistance. Includes a brief list of suggested readings, photographs, and a timeline.

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Subjects:Dabney, Virginius, 1901-1995 | Newspaper editors--Virginia--Biography | Segregationists--Virginia--Biography | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:Encyclopedia Virginia
Institution:Virginia Humanities
Contributors:Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Dabney_Virginius_1901-1995