Racial Violence in the South

Racial Violence in the South

Please write an essay on the role of racial violence in the south beginning from Reconstruction and through to the civil rights era (about 1955 or so). Focus on various kinds of racial violence, citing examples, and go further by including alternate forms of social control beyond violence. ( THe books we are reading are David S. Cecelski’s Fire of Freedom, Abraham Galloway and the Slaves Civil War, Charles Payne’s I’ve Got the Light of Freedom, and Danielle Mc Guires’s At the End of the Street.