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The Chicago Race Riots: July, 1919
     

The Chicago Race Riots: July, 1919

by Carl Sandburg, Walter Lippmann, Paul Buhle
 

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Nearly a century ago, an African American teenager crossed an invisible line of segregation at a Chicago beach and paid with his life. The incident set off days of violence, resulting in dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. This contemporary account was written by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Carl Sandburg, who reported on the riots for the Chicago Daily

Overview

Nearly a century ago, an African American teenager crossed an invisible line of segregation at a Chicago beach and paid with his life. The incident set off days of violence, resulting in dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. This contemporary account was written by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Carl Sandburg, who reported on the riots for the Chicago Daily News.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486279107
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


American writer, editor, and poet Carl Sandburg (1878–1967) published more than 40 books and won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. This volume is drawn from his reportage for the Chicago Daily News.

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