0802128386
Wilmington's lie : the murderous coup of 1898 and the rise of white supremacy / David Zucchino.
Wilmington's lie : the murderous coup of 1898 and the rise of white supremacy / David Zucchino.
Author: Zucchino, David,
Publication year: 2020
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press,
ISBN: 9780802128386
Notes:
WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION From Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino comes a searing account of the Wilmington riot and coup of 1898, an extraordinary event unknown to most Americans. By the 1890s, Wilmington was North Carolina's largest city and a shining example of a mixed-race community. It was a bustling port city with a burgeoning African American middle class and a Fusionist government of Republicans and Populists that included black aldermen, police officers and magistrates. There were successful black-owned businesses and an African American newspaper, The Record. But across the state-and the South-white supremacist Democrats were working to reverse the advances made by former slaves and their progeny. In 1898, in response to a speech calling for white men to rise to the defense of Southern womanhood against the supposed threat of black predators, Alexander Manly, the outspoken young Record editor, wrote that some relationships between black men
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