by Elliot Jaspin
Hardcover, 341 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $26.95 | purchase
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Discusses twelve cases in which racial cleansing emptied entire counties of African Americans from 1864 to 1923.
March 10, 2007 From the Civil War into the 1920s, white mobs violently expelled virtually all of their black neighbors in dozens of towns across the South. A new book, Buried in the Bitter Waters, describes this oft-forgotten history of racial cleansing.
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