Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow studies the time between emancipation of enslaved African Americans and the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s. In this book, Gates, a revered scholar and culture critic, explains what transpired in the after Civil War and the institutionalization of racist practices that continue to plague the country.
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