By Bruce A. Glasrud

Anti-Black Violence in Twentieth-Century Texas provides an arresting examine the heritage of violence opposed to African american citizens in Texas.

From a lynching in Paris on the flip of the century to the 1998 homicide of Jasper resident James Byrd Jr., who used to be dragged to dying in the back of a truck, this quantity uncovers the violent aspect of race relatives within the Lone famous person State.

Historian Bruce A. Glasrud has curated an crucial contribution to Texas background and historiography that would additionally deliver consciousness to a bankruptcy within the state’s heritage that, for plenty of, remains to be greatly part of the present.

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