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Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

Kevin G. Boyle
4/5 (2496 ratings)
The grandson of a slave, Dr. Ossian Sweet moved his family to an all-white Detroit neighborhood in 1925. When his neighbors attempted to drive him out, Sweet defended himself--resulting in the death of a white man and a murder trial for Sweet. There followed one of the most important cases in Civil Rights history. Also caught up in the intense courtroom drama were legal giant Clarence Darrow and the newly formed National Association for the Advancement of Colored People .
Language
English
Pages
415
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Henry Holt & Col
Release
September 07, 2004
ISBN
0739452061
ISBN 13
9780739452066

Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

Kevin G. Boyle
4/5 (2496 ratings)
The grandson of a slave, Dr. Ossian Sweet moved his family to an all-white Detroit neighborhood in 1925. When his neighbors attempted to drive him out, Sweet defended himself--resulting in the death of a white man and a murder trial for Sweet. There followed one of the most important cases in Civil Rights history. Also caught up in the intense courtroom drama were legal giant Clarence Darrow and the newly formed National Association for the Advancement of Colored People .
Language
English
Pages
415
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Henry Holt & Col
Release
September 07, 2004
ISBN
0739452061
ISBN 13
9780739452066

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