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Red summer

Cameron McWhirter

Red summer

the Summer of 1919 and the awakening of Black America

by Cameron McWhirter

  • 129 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt & Co. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lynching,
  • Violence against,
  • Racism,
  • Social conditions,
  • Race relations,
  • Race riots,
  • African Americans,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCameron McWhirter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.61 .M47948 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 352 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25059537M
    ISBN 100805089063
    ISBN 109780805089066
    LC Control Number2010042111
    OCLC/WorldCa671491689

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Masterly examination of the widespread outbreak of racially motivated mob violence in the summer of - Kirkus Reviews. "The story of Red Summer is a story of a nation fraught from the clash between hope and threat," said Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot at a ceremony to mark the centennial.

This is an excellent, harrowing, and inspiring account of American race riots in The bulk of Red Summer traces horror after horror through that year, as white Americans attacked blacks across the country. In Chicago, Washington DC, Knoxville, Omaha, and small towns from Arkansas to Georgia similar stories unfolded, beginning with accusations of criminal misdeeds by black men/5.

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