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Anti-Black Violence in Twentieth-Century Texas by Bruce A. Glasrud

By Bruce A. Glasrud

Anti-Black Violence in Twentieth-Century Texas provides an arresting examine the background of violence opposed to African americans in Texas.

From a lynching in Paris on the flip of the century to the 1998 homicide of Jasper resident James Byrd Jr., who used to be dragged to loss of life at the back of a truck, this quantity uncovers the violent aspect of race relatives within the Lone big name State.

Historian Bruce A. Glasrud has curated an crucial contribution to Texas heritage and historiography that would additionally deliver awareness to a bankruptcy within the state’s historical past that, for plenty of, remains to be greatly part of the present.

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