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Rope & faggot

a biography of Judge Lynch

by Walter Francis White

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lynching -- United States.,
    • African Americans.,
    • United States -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesRope and faggot
      Statementby Walter White ; with a new introduction by Kenneth Robert Janken.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6457 .W45 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 272, [4] p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3948423M
      ISBN 100268040060, 0268040079
      LC Control Number2001037600

      Some of the strongest sections of the book deal with White's analysis of the economic and cultural foundations of lynching. Rope & faggot book of his light complexion, blonde hair, and blue eyes, White, an African American, was able to InWalter White, assistant secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, broke the story of a horrific lynching in Aiken, South Carolina, in which three African Americans were murdered while more than one thousand spectators watched. White b. The worst case was when "a pregnant black woman [was] tied to a tree and burned alive after which the mob split her open, and her child, still alive, was thrown to the ground and stomped by some of the members.

      Harlem became the center of black American intellectual and artistic life. One of White's many surveys showed that 46 of 50 lynchings during the first six months of were black victims, 10 of whom were burned at the stake. The wealthy white man bought her a house, had four children with her, and passed on some wealth to them. White sponsored other civil rights legislation, which was also defeated by the Southern block: the Castigan-Wagner bill ofthe Gavagan bill ofand the VanNuys bill of

      He and other leaders were successful in getting the Atlanta School Board to support improving education for black children, who were taught Rope & faggot book segregated schools, which were traditionally underfunded by the white-dominated legislature. Harrison had six children with Dilsia and, much later, was elected president of the United States. Blacks had been effectively disfranchised at the turn of the century by Georgia's passage of a new constitution making voter registration more difficult, as did all the other former Confederate states. Learning that his identity was discovered, White was in Phillips County briefly before taking the first train back to Little Rock.


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He believed the NAACP had the best defense counsel in the country, but the Scottsboro boys' families chose to go with the ILD partly because they were first on the scene. Aiken was White's forty-first lynching investigation in eight years. White became a master of incognito investigating.

Rope and Faggot: A Biography of Judge Lynch

Walter White's powerful study of a shameful practice in modern American history is back in print with a new introduction Rope & faggot book Kenneth R.

My skin is white, my eyes are blue, my hair is Rope & faggot book. The bindings are a little loose, and the front page bears the mark of a removed library card. KnopfWhite was one of the founders of the "New Negro" cultural flowering.

No white man was prosecuted for any of the many black deaths. The 79 black defendants had been quickly tried and convicted by an all-white jury: 12 were found guilty of murder and sentenced to death; 67 were condemned to sentences from 20 years to life.

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Brough gave White a letter of recommendation to help him meet people and his autographed photograph. White marshaled statistics demonstrating that accusations of rape or attempted rape accounted for less than 30 percent of the lynchings. White's sister said that he had wanted all along simply to pass as a white person.

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He could "pass" and talk to whites as one of them, but he could talk to blacks as one of them and identified with them. Weeks after White started in his new position at the NAACP, nine black teenagers looking for work were arrested after a fight with a group of white teens as the train both groups were riding on passed through Scottsboro, Alabama.

A majority of Americans still ignore, the plain implications in similar tragedies. The Whites remained in Villefranche for six months, but when the tourist season made the Cote d'Azur too expensive, theWhite menage relocated toAvignon.

Inthe Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill was passed overwhelmingly by the House, the " first piece of legislation passed by the House of Representatives since Reconstruction that specifically protected blacks from lynchings. Add to basket Add to wishlist Description InWalter White, then assistant secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, broke the story of an especially horrific triple lynching in Aiken, South Carolina.

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Unfinished at his death was Blackjack, a novel on Harlem life and the career of an African-American boxer.Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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It was published in The book met two important goals for White: it debunked the "big lie" that lynching punished black men for raping white women and protected the purity of.

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