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On a hot summer night in 1930, three black teenagers accused of murdering a young white man and raping his girlfriend waited for justice in an Indiana jail. A mob dragged them from the jail and lynched two of them. No one in Marion, Indiana was ever punished for the murders. In this gripping account, James H. Madison refutes the popular perception that lynching was confined to the South, and clarifies 20th-century America's painful encounters with race, justice, and memory. 20 b/w Photos, 2 Maps

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A harrowing yet poignant examination of a famous lynching that considers America's ongoing struggles with race, equality, and justice.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-195) and index.

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On a hot summer night in 1930, three black teenagers accused of murdering a young white man and raping his girlfriend waited for justice in an Indiana jail. A mob dragged them from the jail and lynched two of them. No one in Marion, Indiana was ever punished for the murders. In this gripping account, James H. Madison refutes the popular perception that lynching was confined to the South, and clarifies 20th-century America's painful encounters with race, justice, and memory.

About the Author

James H. Madison is Miller Professor of History at Indiana University in Bloomington, where he teaches American history. This is his fourth book.

Table of Contents

A Night of Terror * ”Strange Fruit” in the American Democracy * An Ordinary Place in Time * Lines of Color, Lines of Community * The Stories Begin * ”A Fair Mob” * ”All Over Now” * Remembering * The Long Lines of Color

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403961211
Author:
Madison, James H.
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Racism
Subject:
Lynching
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Marion
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Discrimination & Race Relations
Subject:
Marion (Ind.) Race relations.
Subject:
African Americans - Indiana - Marion -
Subject:
Discrimination
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 b/w Photos, 2 Maps
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.78 x 6.66 x 0.515 in

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A harrowing yet poignant examination of a famous lynching that considers America's ongoing struggles with race, equality, and justice.

"Synopsis" by , < div> A harrowing yet poignant examination of a famous lynching that considers America's ongoing struggles with race, equality, and justice.< br> < /div>
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-195) and index.
"Synopsis" by ,
On a hot summer night in 1930, three black teenagers accused of murdering a young white man and raping his girlfriend waited for justice in an Indiana jail. A mob dragged them from the jail and lynched two of them. No one in Marion, Indiana was ever punished for the murders. In this gripping account, James H. Madison refutes the popular perception that lynching was confined to the South, and clarifies 20th-century America's painful encounters with race, justice, and memory.

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