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The Colfax Massacre

The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror and the Death of Reconstruction

by LeeAnna Keith

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Black studies,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Social history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • United States - Reconstruction Period (1865-1877),
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • United States - Civil War,
  • 19th century,
  • Colfax,
  • Louisiana,
  • Massacres,
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877),
  • Violence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10135004M
    ISBN 100195310268
    ISBN 109780195310269


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The Colfax Massacre The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the Death of Reconstruction LeeAnna Keith. The first full-length book to tell the history of the Colfax massacre; Explores the racial tensions that led to the fateful encounter. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.

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It turned out to be one of only two main roads in Colfax, a sleepy little central Louisiana town of 1, people cut neatly in half by a railroad track. The Colfax massacre took place on Easter Sundaywhen a force of about heavily armed whites assaulted an equal number of blacks, many of them militia members, holed up in the courthouse Author: Kent Allen Halliburton.

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She seeks to reconstruct and explain the origins and aftermath of the Colfax massacre that took place in Grant Parish in Keith does. Read The Colfax Massacre PDF - The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the Death of Reconstruction by LeeAnna Keith Oxford University Press | On Easter Sunday,in the tiny hamlet.The Colfax Massacre: The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the Death of Reconstruction LeeAnna Keith On Easter Sunday,in the tiny hamlet of Colfax, Louisiana, more than members of an all-black Republican militia, defending the town's courthouse, were slain by an armed force of rampaging white supremacists.