The day freedom died the Colfax massacre, the Supreme Court, and the betrayal of Reconstruction

Title The day freedom died the Colfax massacre, the Supreme Court, and the betrayal of Reconstruction
Names Lane, Charles.
Book Number DB066980
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Journalist documents the 1873 murders of nearly one hundred African Americans by white supremacists in Colfax, Louisiana. Analyzes the event and the political, social, and legal atmosphere that led to an 1875 Supreme Court decision denying federal responsibility to protect civil rights. Commercial audiobook. Violence and strong language. 2008.
Narrator Bond, Jim.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Commercial format - CF
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
History, U.S. - 19th Century - HUN
Black Interest - BLK
African American concern - AFRAM
The Law & Legal Rights - LAW
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Contains strong language.
Contains violence.
LC Subject African Americans - Crimes against - Louisiana - Colfax - History - 19th century
Lawyers - Louisiana - Biography
Massacres - Louisiana - Colfax - History - 19th century
Racism - Louisiana - Colfax - History - 19th century
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - Louisiana
Trials (Murder) - United States - Case studies
Violence - Louisiana - Colfax - History - 19th century
Colfax (La.) - Race relations - History - 19th century
Call Number 976.367 ANF
Language English
Released 2008
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2008 (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, p2008. 0805083421
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