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Red Summer

The Danger, Madness, and Exaltation of Salmon Fishing in a Remote Alaskan Village
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Red Summer is the first narrative history written about this epic encounter. Focusing on the worst riots and lynchings―including those in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Charleston, Omaha and Knoxville―Cameron McWhirter chronicles the mayhem, while also exploring the first stirrings of a civil rights movement that would transform American /5(53).

RED SUMMER by Cameron McWhirterKirkus Book Reviews. Read the Kirkus Review of RED SUMMER The Summer of and the Awakening of Black America.

Masterly examination of the widespread outbreak of racially motivated mob violence in the summer of - Kirkus Reviews.

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"The story of Red Summer is a story of a nation fraught from the clash between hope and threat," said Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot at a ceremony to mark the centennial. This is an excellent, harrowing, and inspiring account of American race riots in The bulk of Red Summer traces horror after horror through that year, as white Americans attacked blacks across the country.

In Chicago, Washington DC, Knoxville, Omaha, and small towns from Arkansas to Georgia similar stories unfolded, beginning with accusations of criminal misdeeds by black men/5.

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Bill Carter proves again that he is a first-rate writer in the fascinating tradition of Junger and Krakauer." -- Jim HarrisonReleased on:   W.E.B DuBois, a civil rights activist and prominent intellectual, wrote in Crisis Magazine in Maya month after the earliest event of the Red Summer, a riot in Author: Abigail Higgins.

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Focusing on the worst riots and lynchings—including those in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Charleston, Omaha and Knoxville—Cameron McWhirter chronicles the mayhem, while also exploring the first stirrings of a civil rights movement that would transform American 5/5(3).

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Red Summer: The Summer of and the Awakening of Black America User Review - Book Verdict. McWhirter (Wall Street Journal) details spontaneous antiblack violence during what James Weldon Johnson called "the Red Summer," a lengthy season colored crimson by blood, which characterized the U.S Read full review5/5(1).

Red Summer: The Summer of and the Awakening of Black America By Cameron McWhirter The summer of was a bloody time; that’s why James Weldon Johnson dubbed it the Red Summer. Wall Street Journal reporter Cameron McWhirter makes his literary debut here, and boy does he hit it out of the park on this one.

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