Lillian Smith

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American author, social critic

Why Is Lillian Smith Influential?

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

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