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Never Been a Time

The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the Civil Rights Movement

Never Been a Time( )
Author: Barnes, Harper
Publication Date:Jun 2008
Publisher:Walker & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.99
Book Description:

The dramatic and first popular account of one of the deadliest racial confrontations in the 20th century--in East St. Louis in the summer of 1917--which paved the way for the civil rights movement.

In the 1910s, half a million African Americans moved from the impoverished rural South to booming industrial cities of the North in search of jobs and freedom from Jim Crow laws. But Northern whites responded with rage, attacking blacks in the streets and laying waste to...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Civil Rights
History / United States / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.75 x 9.2 x 1.08 Inches
Book Weight:1.24 Pounds

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