Sundown Towns

Sundown Towns : The Hidden Dimension of Segregation in America

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A history of northern racial exclusion demonstrates the pervasiveness of racism throughout the entire United States, analyzing how sundown towns in northern states participated in racially oppressive practices and victimized black citizens with frequently violent attacks well into the late twentieth century. 30,000 first printing.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 572 pages
  • 160 x 233.7 x 53.3mm | 929.88g
  • The New Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 156584887X
  • 9781565848870
  • 2,324,888

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Whites have nicknames for many sundown towns: from "Colonial Whites" for Colonial Heights, near Richmond, Virginia, across the country to "Lily White Lynwood" outside of Los Angeles.show more

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