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Williams, Kidada E
They left great marks on me : African American testimonies of racial violence from emancipation to World War I / Kidada E. Williams
Alternate Title African American testimonies of racial violence from emancipation to World War I
New York : New York University Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  E185.2 .W67 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964
African Americans -- Violence against -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Violence against -- History -- 20th century
Lynching -- United States -- History
Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xii, 281 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-270) and index
Contents The "special object(s) of hatred and persecution" : the terror of emancipation -- "A long series of oppression, injustice, and violence" : the purgatory of sectional reconciliation -- "Lynched, burned alive, Jim-Crowed in my country" : shaping responses to the descent to hell -- "If you can, the colored needs help" : reaching out from local communities -- "It is not for us to run away from violence" : fueling the NAACP's antilynching -- Crusade -- Epilogue : closer to the promised land

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