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Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in Americaby Eliot Jaspin
Synopses & Reviews
Discusses twelve cases in which racial cleansing emptied entire counties of African Americans from 1864 to 1923.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist exposes the secret history of racial cleansing in America
About the Author
Elliot Jaspin is a reporter for Cox Newspapers, where he specializes in computer-assisted reporting. He won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting in 1979, and in 1993 he was awarded the Kiplinger Distinguished Contributions to Journalism Award by the National Press Foundation. He lives in Annapolis, Maryland.
Table of Contents
1. We the people — 2. McNeel's feet — 3. Forced labor — 4. Disturbing situations — 5. "Don't kill us all" — 6. All-white diversity — 7. The burning cow — 8. Something in the air — 9. A dog named Nigger — 10. The Horse Thief Detective Association — 11. Bedtime stories — 12. Lost, stolen, or strayed — Conclusion : Esta's gift — Notes — Appendix A. Black population collapses — Appendix B. Black Forsyth County landowners.
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