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Men of Mobtown: Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Adam Malka

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636290
eISBN:
9781469636313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636290.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

What if racialized mass incarceration is not a perversion of our criminal justice system’s liberal ideals, but rather a natural conclusion? Adam Malka raises this disturbing possibility through a ... More


The Power of Racial Rape Myths after World War II

Dawn Rae Flood

in Rape in Chicago: Race, Myth, and the Courts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036897
eISBN:
9780252094415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036897.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter reveals how African American men and their attorneys challenged assumptions about black criminality and forced urban authorities to confront these assumptions during the postwar years, ... More


Rape in Chicago: Race, Myth, and the Courts

Dawn Rae Flood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036897
eISBN:
9780252094415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036897.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Spanning a period of four tumultuous decades from the mid-1930s through the mid-1970s, this study reassesses the ways in which Chicagoans negotiated the extraordinary challenges of rape, as either ... More


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