Download e-book for iPad: At the Dangerous Edge of Social Justice: Race, Violence and by Thomas Fensch

By Thomas Fensch

ISBN-10: 098322966X

ISBN-13: 9780983229667

ISBN-10: 0983229678

ISBN-13: 9780983229674

"at the harmful fringe of social justice" is a searing indictment of reprehensible - and sometimes -- murderous racism in the US -- from Huck Finn and Nigger Jim at the Mississippi, to the homicide of Emmett until eventually in in Mississippi, in 1955, the homicide of Medgar Evers in 1963, Malcolm X in 1965, Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, James Byrd Jr., in Texas in 1998 and Trayvon Martin in 2012. different chapters comprise pioneers who survived the Civil Rights years, resembling Rosa Parks.

This is stark, unvarnished heritage. hugely vital for figuring out twentieth century American culture.

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