Hate Crime: The Story of a Dragging in Jasper, Texas

Hate Crime: The Story of a Dragging in Jasper, Texas

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On June 7, 1998, James Byrd, Jr., a forty-nine-year-old black man, was dragged to his death while chained to the back of a pickup truck driven by three young white men. It happened just outside of Jasper, a sleepy East Texas logging town that, within twenty-four hours of the discovery of the murder, would be inextricably linked in the nation’s imagination to an exceptionally brutal, modern-day lynching.

In this superbly written examination of the murder and its… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Anchor (November 30, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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