Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 and Its by David S. Cecelski,Timothy B. Tyson,John Hope Franklin PDF

By David S. Cecelski,Timothy B. Tyson,John Hope Franklin

on the shut of the 19th century, the Democratic occasion in North Carolina engineered a white supremacy revolution. annoyed by means of a long time of African American self-assertion and threatened via an interracial coalition advocating democratic reforms, white conservatives used violence, demagoguery, and fraud to grab political strength and disenfranchise black voters. the main infamous episode of the crusade used to be the Wilmington "race revolt" of 1898, which claimed the lives of many black citizens and rolled again many years of development for African american citizens within the state.
Published at the centennial of the Wilmington race insurrection, Democracy Betrayed attracts jointly the easiest new scholarship at the occasions of 1898 and their aftermath. individuals to this crucial e-book wish to attract public cognizance to the tragedy, to honor its sufferers, and to deliver a transparent and well timed ancient voice to the talk over its legacy.
The participants are David S. Cecelski, William H. Chafe, Laura F. Edwards, Raymond Gavins, Glenda E. Gilmore, John Haley, Michael Honey, Stephen Kantrowitz, H. Leon Prather Sr., Timothy B. Tyson, LeeAnn Whites, and Richard Yarborough.

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