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The Great Negro Plot
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Mat Johnson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

In 1741, New York City was thrown into an uproar when a sixteen-year-old white woman, an indentured servant named Mary Burton, testified that she was privy to a monstrous conspiracy against the white people of Manhattan. Promised her freedom by authorities if she would only uncover the plot, Mary reported
Trials of the Century
Language: en
Pages: 800
Authors: Scott Patrick Johnson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Presents reference entries for the most significant and well-known trials of American history, from pre-Revolutionary times up to the present day and the influence they have had on popular culture.
Workers on Arrival
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Joe William Trotter, Jr.
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-21 - Publisher:

"An eloquent and essential correction to contemporary discussions of the American working class."--The Nation From the ongoing issues of poverty, health, housing and employment to the recent upsurge of lethal police-community relations, the black working class stands at the center of perceptions of social and racial conflict today. Journalists and
Revolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History
Language: en
Pages: 1210
Authors: Steven Laurence Danver
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This three-volume work traces the history of revolts and rebellions from the colonial era to the 20th century. * 71 chronologically arranged entries detail the revolts and uprisings that have shaped the history of the United States, with 2–5 subentries that drill down into those histories * Each entry includes
She Took Justice
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

She Took Justice: The Black Woman, Law, and Power – 1619 to 1969 proves that The Black Woman liberated herself. Readers go on a journey from the invasion of Africa into the Colonial period and the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Woman reveals power, from Queen Nzingha to Shirley Chisholm.