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Red summer : the summer of 1919 and the awakening of Black America

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A narrative history of one of America's deadliest episodes of race riots and lynchings traces how black Americans were brutally targeted by anti-black uprisings that culminated in hundreds of deaths and set the stage for the civil rights movement.

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Marion Public Library 305.8 MCW (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780805089066
  • ISBN: 0805089063
  • Physical Description: x, 352 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Henry Holt & Co., 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A John Macrae Book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-338) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Carswell Grove -- Things fall apart -- The world is on fire -- The NAACP -- National Conference on Lynching -- Charleston -- Bombs and the decline of the West -- Ellisville -- Cleveland -- Longview -- Washington -- Chicago is a great foreign city -- The beach -- Like a great volcano -- Austin -- Knoxville -- A new Negro -- Omaha -- Phillips County -- Let the nation see itself -- Capitol Hill -- Coda : Carswell Grove.
Summary, etc.:
A narrative history of one of America's deadliest episodes of race riots and lynchings traces how black Americans were brutally targeted by anti-black uprisings that culminated in hundreds of deaths and set the stage for the civil rights movement.
Subject: African Americans > Violence against > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Social conditions > 20th century.
Racism > United States > History > 20th century.
Lynching > United States > History > 20th century.
Race riots > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.
African Americans > History.
African Americans > Social conditions.
Racism > United States > History.
Lynching > United States > History.
Riots > United States > History.
United States > Race relations > History.


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