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By David F. Krugler

ISBN-10: 1107061792

ISBN-13: 9781107061798

ISBN-10: 1107639611

ISBN-13: 9781107639614

1919, The 12 months of Racial Violence recounts African american citizens' courageous stand opposed to a cascade of mob assaults within the usa after global warfare I. The rising New Negro id, which prized unflinching resistance to second-class citizenship, additional encouraged veterans and their fellow black voters. In urban after urban - Washington, DC; Chicago; Charleston; and in other places - black women and men took up hands to repel mobs that used lynching, attacks, and different kinds of violence to guard white supremacy; but, specialists blamed blacks for the violence, resulting in mass arrests and deceptive information insurance. Refusing to yield, African american citizens sought accuracy and equity within the courts of public opinion and the legislation. this can be the 1st account of this three-front struggle - within the streets, within the press, and within the courts - opposed to mob violence in the course of one of many worst years of racial clash in US history.

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