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No Death by Unknown Hands

By: Coleman, Minnette

Price: $84.95

Publisher: self-published: 2010

Our Product Number: 608803

ISBN: 1453709940

Condition: Fine


283 pages. Death by Unknown Hands' is how a US coroner would officially record a death by lynch mob. The 1950s was a watershed period for such atrocities in the Deep South. It was still entirely possible for a colored person to be lynched, for colored houses to be burned down, and for colored workers to lose their jobs, but these were no longer automatic responses to an event which outraged the white community - they were certainly possible, there were even quite probable, but they were no longer guaranteed. It was therefore a time when the colored community held its breath to see if the justi... View more info