Anti-Black Violence in Twentieth-Century Texas by Bruce A. Glasrud

By Bruce A. Glasrud

Anti-Black Violence in Twentieth-Century Texas provides an arresting examine the historical past of violence opposed to African american citizens in Texas.

From a lynching in Paris on the flip of the century to the 1998 homicide of Jasper resident James Byrd Jr., who was once dragged to demise at the back of a truck, this quantity uncovers the violent facet of race kin within the Lone megastar State.

Historian Bruce A. Glasrud has curated an crucial contribution to Texas historical past and historiography that might additionally convey recognition to a bankruptcy within the state’s background that, for plenty of, remains to be a great deal part of the present.

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