The Year of Racial Violence How African Americans Fought Back The Year of Racial Violence recounts African Americans brave stand against a cascade of mob attacks in the United States after World War I The emerging New Negro identity which prized unflinchi

  • Title: 1919, The Year of Racial Violence: How African Americans Fought Back
  • Author: David Krugler
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  • Page: 465
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1919, The Year of Racial Violence recounts African Americans brave stand against a cascade of mob attacks in the United States after World War I The emerging New Negro identity, which prized unflinching resistance to second class citizenship, further inspired veterans and their fellow black citizens In city after city Washington, DC Chicago Charleston and elsewhere1919, The Year of Racial Violence recounts African Americans brave stand against a cascade of mob attacks in the United States after World War I The emerging New Negro identity, which prized unflinching resistance to second class citizenship, further inspired veterans and their fellow black citizens In city after city Washington, DC Chicago Charleston and elsewhere black men and women took up arms to repel mobs that used lynching, assaults, and other forms of violence to protect white supremacy yet, authorities blamed blacks for the violence, leading to mass arrests and misleading news coverage Refusing to yield, African Americans sought accuracy and fairness in the courts of public opinion and the law This is the first account of this three front fight in the streets, in the press, and in the courts against mob violence during one of the worst years of racial conflict in US history.

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    1. "If we must die, let it not be like hogs Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot,While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs, Making their mock at our accursed lot.If we must die, oh, let us nobly die So that our precious blood may not be shedIn vain; then even the monsters we defy Shall be constrained to honor us, though dead!Oh, kinsman! We must meet the common foe; Though far outnumbered, let us still be brave,And for their thousand blows deal one death-blow! What though before us lies the op [...]

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