Arc Of Justice

Author: Kevin Boyle
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 9781429900164
Size: 30.34 MB
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Ossian Sweet's story, so richly and poignantly captured here, is an epic tale of one man trapped by the battles of his era's changing times. Arc of Justice is the winner of the 2004 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Arc Of Justice

Author: Kevin Boyle
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805071450
Size: 61.97 MB
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Follows the 1925 murder trial of African-American doctor Ossian Sweet, who was accused of murdering a white person during a mob attack on his home, and includes a history of the Sweet family and a portrait of his attorney, Clarence Darrow.

Arc Of Justice

Author: Kevin Boyle
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781250010841
Size: 24.25 MB
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Follows the 1925 murder trial of African-American doctor Ossian Sweet, who was accused of murdering a white person during a mob attack on his home, and includes a history of the Sweet family and a portrait of his attorney, Clarence Darrow.

From Civil Rights To Human Rights

Author: Thomas F. Jackson
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812200004
Size: 23.97 MB
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Yet King's nonviolent opposition to racism, militarism, and economic injustice had deeper roots and more radical implications than is commonly appreciated, Thomas F. Jackson argues in this searching reinterpretation of King's public ...

At The Dark End Of The Street

Author: Danielle L. McGuire
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307594475
Size: 35.99 MB
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In this groundbreaking and important book, Danielle McGuire writes about the rape in 1944 of a twenty-four-year-old mother and sharecropper, Recy Taylor, who strolled toward home after an evening of singing and praying at the Rock Hill ...

Dancing In The Street

Author: Suzanne E Smith
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674043831
Size: 78.38 MB
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Through it all, Motown provided the beat. This book tells the story of Motown--as both musical style and entrepreneurial phenomenon--and of its intrinsic relationship to the politics and culture of Motor Town, USA.

Whose Detroit

Author: Heather Ann Thompson
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801488849
Size: 78.88 MB
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Heather Ann Thompson focuses in detail on the struggles of Motor City residents during the 1960s and early 1970s and finds that conflict continued to plague the inner city and its workplaces even after Great Society liberals committed ...

Colored White

Author: David R. Roediger
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520233417
Size: 72.72 MB
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"In this splendid book, David Roediger shows the need for political activism aimed at transforming the social and political meaning of raceā€¦.

Sweet Land Of Liberty

Author: Thomas J. Sugrue
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588367563
Size: 43.91 MB
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The struggle for racial equality in the North has been a footnote in most books about civil rights in America. Now this monumental new work from one of the most brilliant historians of his generation sets the record straight.

The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

Author: Michael A. Ross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199778906
Size: 70.77 MB
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When the Associated Press sent the story out on the wire, newspaper readers around the country began to follow the New Orleans mystery.