By J. Michael Martinez
A lengthy darkish Night presents a sweeping historical past of this too frequently ignored interval of African American background that the cave in of Reconstruction—from the beginnings of felony segregation in the course of the finish of global conflict II. Michael J. Martinez argues that the Eighteen Eighties ushered at midnight evening of the yank Negro—a evening so darkish and goodbye that the higher a part of a century might elapse sooner than solar broke via. Combining either a “top down” point of view on the most important political matters and public coverage judgements in addition to a “bottom up” dialogue of the lives of black and white american citizens among the Eighties and the Nineteen Forties, A lengthy darkish Night should be of curiosity to all readers looking to greater comprehend this important period that keeps to resonate all through American lifestyles today.
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A Long Dark Night: Race in America from Jim Crow to World War II by J. Michael Martinez