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Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home

Author: Tameka Bradley Hobbs

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ISBN: 081306239X

Category: History

Page: 288

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In this book, Tameka Hobbs investigates the history of racial violence and lynchings in Florida, focusing especially on a string of brutal lynchings that occurred during the 1940s. She argues that these lynchings created difficult diplomatic moments during both World War II and the Cold War period and that they forced the U.S. government to become more active in prosecuting racial violence.--Publisher description.
Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Tameka Bradley Hobbs
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-15 - Publisher:

In this book, Tameka Hobbs investigates the history of racial violence and lynchings in Florida, focusing especially on a string of brutal lynchings that occurred during the 1940s. She argues that these lynchings created difficult diplomatic moments during both World War II and the Cold War period and that they
Hostile Heartland
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Brent M.S. Campney
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-30 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

We forget that racist violence permeated the lower Midwest from the pre-Civil War period until the 1930s. From Kansas to Ohio, whites orchestrated extraordinary events like lynchings and riots while engaged in a spectrum of brutal acts made all the more horrific by being routine. Also forgotten is the fact
Remembering Lucile
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Polly E. Bugros McLean
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-28 - Publisher: University Press of Colorado

In 1918 Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, becoming its first female African American graduate (though she was not allowed to "walk" at graduation, nor is she pictured in the 1918 CU yearbook). In Remembering Lucile, author Polly McLean depicts the rise of
Blood, Sweat, and Tears
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Derrick E. White
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-27 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Black college football began during the nadir of African American life after the Civil War. The first game occurred in 1892, a little less than four years before the Supreme Court ruled segregation legal in Plessy v. Ferguson. In spite of Jim Crow segregation, Black colleges produced some of the
The Life She Wished to Live: A Biography of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of The Yearling
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Ann McCutchan
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-27 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A comprehensive and engaging biography of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the beloved classic The Yearling. Washington, DC, born and Wisconsin educated, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was an unlikely author of a coming-of-age novel about a poor central Florida child and his pet fawn—much less one that has become