Blood at the root : a racial cleansing in America /

"A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia and ... testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America ... Patrick Phillips breaks the century-long silence of his hometown and uncovers a history of racial terrorism that continues to shape America in the twenty-first c...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Phillips, Patrick, 1970- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Law of the land
  • The scream
  • Riot, rout, tumult
  • The missing girl
  • And the mob came on
  • A straw in the whirlwind
  • The devil's own horses
  • The majesty of the law
  • Fastening the noose
  • We condemn this conduct
  • Crush the thing in its infancy
  • The scaffold
  • When they were slaves
  • Driven to the cook stoves
  • Exile, 1913/1920
  • Erasure, 1920/1970
  • The attempted murder of Miguel Marcelli
  • The brotherhood march, 1987
  • Silence is consent
  • Epilogue: A pack of wild dogs.