Montgomery, Alabama: organizing against eminent domain

David Beito is a University of Alabama history professor who has published widely on southern history. The video below features, among other things, his statement of support for black home-owners in Montgomery who have recently been asked to leave their homes using the “eminent domain” excuse. Below you can see some of the books he has written, and a video concerning the crisis which has been made available at The Independent Institute.

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David Beito’s bio: Note from the Independent Institute

David T. Beito is Professor of History at the University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. in history at the University of Wisconsin, and he is the recipient of the Ellis Hawley Prize. Professor Beito is the author of Taxpayers in Revolt: Tax Resistance during the Great Depression, From Mutual Aid to the Welfare state: Fraternal Societies and Social Services, 1890-1967, and Black Maverick: T.R.M. Howard’s Fight for Civil Rights and Economic Power.

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