This Is Not Dixie
Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927Book - 2015
From Library Staff
Often defined as a mostly southern phenomenon, racist violence existed everywhere. Brent Campney explodes the notion of the Midwest as a so-called land of freedom with an in-depth study of assaults both active and threatened faced by African Americans in post "Civil War Kansas." Campney... Read More »
Racist violence is not a southern thing. It happens everywhere across our country, including here in Kansas. This pick covers the shameful legacy of lynching, race riots, and other forms of terror, as well as the resistance put up by brave Kansans.