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Arc of justice : a saga of race, civil rights, and murder in the Jazz Age

Author: Kevin Boyle
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Follows the 1925 murder trial of African-American doctor Ossian Sweet, who was accused of murdering a white person during a mob attack on his home, and includes a history of the Sweet family and a portrait of his attorney, Clarence Darrow.
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Genre/Form: History
Trial and arbitral proceedings
Named Person: Ossian Sweet; Clarence Darrow; Clarence Darrow; Ossian Sweet
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Boyle
ISBN: 0805071458 9780805071450 0805079335 9780805079333
OCLC Number: 54913126
Awards: National Book Award for nonfiction, 2004
Description: 415 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: America: 1925 --
Where death waits --
Ain't no slavery no more --
Migration --
Uplift me, pride --
White houses --
The letter of your law --
Freedmen, sons of God, Americans --
The prodigal son --
Prejudice --
Judgment day --
Requiescam.
Responsibility: Kevin Boyle.
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Follows the sensational 1925 murder trial of African-American doctor Ossian Sweet, who was accused of murdering a white person during a mob attack on his home, in a tale that includes a history of  Read more...

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"Dr. Ossian Sweet bought a house in a white neighborhood in 1925. Detroit exploded as a result, and a largely forgotten, yet pivotal, civil rights moment in modern American history unfolded. Kevin Read more...

 
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