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By David F. Krugler

ISBN-10: 1107061792

ISBN-13: 9781107061798

ISBN-10: 1107639611

ISBN-13: 9781107639614

1919, The yr of Racial Violence recounts African americans' courageous stand opposed to a cascade of mob assaults within the usa after international struggle I. The rising New Negro identification, which prized unflinching resistance to second-class citizenship, additional encouraged veterans and their fellow black electorate. In urban after urban - Washington, DC; Chicago; Charleston; and somewhere else - black women and men took up hands to repel mobs that used lynching, attacks, and other 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 is often 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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