"That Day"

Title"That Day"
Year for Search1971
Authors[Shears], [Carl Lee](1937-79)
Tertiary AuthorsSaggittarus, [pseud.]
Secondary TitleNiggers and Po’ White Trash. Stories
Pagination24-37
Date Published1971
PublisherNuclassics and Science Publishing Co
Place PublishedWashington, DC
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Male author
Annotation

The story about the dystopia that is black/white relations in a small town in Georgia and the opposition of both to a young black man who has been admitted to a predominantly white university. At the end, the white police chief kills him. See also 1971 Shears, “Benefit, Necessity, and the Next Day,” 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 (2), and 1978 Shears. 

Pseudonym

Saggittarus [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The African-American author (1937-79) was a physicist who turned to writing about social issues

Full Text

1971 Shears, Carl L[ee] (1937-79). “That Day.” Niggers and Po’ White Trash. Stories (Washington, DC: Nuclassics and Science Publishing Co., 1971), 24-37. PSt

The story about the dystopia that is black/white relations in a small town in Georgia and the opposition of both to a young black man who has been admitted to a predominantly white university. At the end, the white police chief kills him. See also 1971 Shears, “Benefit, Necessity, and the Next Day,” 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 (2), and 1978 Shears. The African-American author was a physicist who turned to writing about social issues.