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Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Atrocities in Action explores the various forms of violent and cruel oppression Black people have endured over the years in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 WIN

Dray, Philip

Summary: "A book on a lynching that took place in New York in 1892, forcing the North to reckon with its own racism and eventually inspiring a powerful novella by Stephen Crane"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 DRA

Dray, Philip.

Summary: Presents a life of the African American journalist who was born a slave and went on to become a respected teacher and journalist, and who is best remembered for her campaign through her writings to eliminate lynching in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WEL

Ifill, Sherrilyn A.

Summary: Nearly 5,000 black Americans were lynched between 1890 and 1960, and, as Sherrilyn Ifill argues, the effects of this racial trauma continue to resound. In On the Courthouse Lawn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, issues a clarion call for American communities with histories of racial violence to be proactive in facing this legacy. Inspired by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 IFI

Duster, Michelle

Summary: "An inspiring picture book biography of Ida B. Wells-who was an educator, journalist, feminist, businesswoman, newspaper owner, public speaker, suffragist, civil rights activist, and women's club leader-as told by her great-granddaughter, Michelle Duster"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WEL

Tyson, Timothy B.

Summary: "The event that launched the civil rights movement--the 1955 lynching of young Emmett Till--now reexamined by an award-winning author with access to never-before-heard accounts from those involved as well as recently recovered court transcripts from the trial,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 TYS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 TYS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 Tyson 2017

Summary: A sheriff attempts to capture an escaped convict before a bloodthirsty mob lynches him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2004

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Crowe, Chris.

Summary: Presents a true account of the murder of fourteen-year-old, Emmett Till, in Mississippi, in 1955.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phyllis Fogelman Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 CRO

Grippando, James

Summary: When the body of Jamal Cousin, president of the pre-eminent black fraternity at the Florida's flagship university, is discovered hogtied in the stygian water swamps of the Suwanee River, his death sets off a firestorm. And when a fellow student, Mark Towson, the president of a prominent white fraternity, is accused of the crime, the fire threatens to rage out of control. Contending with rising...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: When a savage lynching in a nearby town is hushed up, a horrifying chain of events is initiated in turn-of-the-century Princeton-- until it becomes apparent that the families living there have been beset by a powerful curse. The Devil has come to this little town and not a soul will be spared.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

Wexler, Laura

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.134 WEX

Crowe, Chris

Summary: "Presents a true account of the murder of fourteen-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 and the lasting impact of his death"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364 CRO

Margolick, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 MAR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twin Palms 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.134 WIT

McMahon, John

Summary: How can you solve a crime if you've killed the prime suspect? Detective P.T. Marsh was a rising star on the police force of Mason Falls, Georgia--until his wife and young son were killed in an accident. Since that night, caught in a spiral of grief and booze, he's lost the ability to see the line between smart moves and disastrous decisions. Such as when he decides to 'help out' an exotic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

Oney, Steve

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 ONE

Arnold, Edwin T.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 ARN

Bailey, Diane

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the activist, educator, writer, journalist, suffragette, and pioneering voice against the horrors of lynching who set out to better the lives of African-Americans long before the Civil Rights Movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WEL

Clark, Walter Van Tilburg

Summary: Set in 1885, The Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in 1940, it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and order are abandoned. The result is an emotionally powerful, vivid, and unforgettable re-creation of the Western novel, which Clark transmuted into a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Curriden, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber and Faber 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.0234 CUR

Grippando, James

Summary: "When the body of Jamal Cousin, president of the preeminent black fraternity at Florida's flagship university, is discovered hogtied in the stygian swamps of the Suwanee River, his death sets off a firestorm. And when a fellow student, Mark Towson, the president of a prominent white fraternity, is accused of the crime, the fire threatens to rage out of control. Contending with rising political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Johnson, Mat.

Summary: "The early 20th Century: an era when lynchings were commonplace throughout the American South. To most of the press, this epidemic of racial murder wan't even news. But a few courageous reporters from the North risked their lives to expose these atrocities. They were light-skinned African-American men who could 'pass' for white. They called this dangerous assignment 'going incognegro.' Zane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertigo, DC Comics 2008

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 Johnson

Leamer, Laurence

Summary: Describes the brutal killing of a young black man and subsequent conviction of two Klansmen in 1981 Alabama and the civil suit that exposed the true motives and philosophy of the organization and ultimately bankrupted them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 LEA

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: The real inhabitants of turn-of-the century Princeton full under the influence of a supernatural power. When a savage lynching in a nearby town is hushed up, a horrifying chain of events is initiated.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC OAT

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