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Racial Reckoning

Prosecuting America’s Civil Rights Murders

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674050426

Publication: October 2014

Text

280 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 halftones

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  • Introduction: Exhuming the Past
  • 1. Crimes and Complicity during the Civil Rights Era
  • 2. “Jim Crow” Justice
  • 3. Reopening Civil Rights–Era Murder Cases
  • 4. Civil Rights Crimes in the Courtroom
  • 5. Civil Rights Trials and Narratives of Redemption
  • 6. From Legal Justice to Social Justice
  • Conclusion: “We Are All Mississippians”
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index