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Lillian Smith

American author, social critic


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Lillian Eugenia Smith was a writer and social critic of the Southern United States, known most prominently for her best-selling novel Strange Fruit . A white woman who openly embraced controversial positions on matters of race and gender equality, she was a southern liberal unafraid to criticize segregation and work toward the dismantling of Jim Crow laws, at a time when such actions virtually guaranteed social ostracism.

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University of Toronto

University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

University of South Carolina

University in Columbia, South Carolina

Piedmont University

Private college in the U.S. state of Georgia