Devil In The Grove : Thurgood Marshall, The Groveland Boys, And The Dawn Of A New America

Devil In The Grove : Thurgood Marshall, The Groveland Boys, And The Dawn Of A New America

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Chronicles a little-known court case in which Thurgood Marshall successfully saved a black citrus worker from the electric chair after the worker was accused of raping a white woman with three other black men.
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305.896 KINAdult NonfictionIn

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Edition Statement :

1st ed.

Content :

Prologue -- Mink slide -- Sugar Hill -- Get to pushin' -- Nigger in a pit -- Trouble fixin' to start -- A little Bolita -- Wipe this place clean -- A Christmas card -- Don't shoot, white man -- Quite a hose wielder -- Bad egg -- Atom smasher -- In any fight some fall -- This is a rape case -- You have pissed in my whiskey -- It's a funny thing -- No man alive or to be born -- All over the place, like rats -- Private parts -- A genius here before us -- The colored way -- A place in the sun -- Epilogue.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York : Harper, ©2012.

ISBN :

0061792284

Physical Description :

x, 434 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Notes :

Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-416) and index.

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