Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State: The Unsteady March into the Oval Office

@inproceedings{Francis2014CivilRA,
  title={Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State: The Unsteady March into the Oval Office},
  author={M. Francis},
  year={2014}
}
  • M. Francis
  • Published 2014
  • History
  • There have been many lynchings and every one of them has been a blow at the heart of ordered law and humane justice. No man who loves America, no man who really cares for her fame and honor and character, or who is truly loyal to her institutions, can justify mob action while the courts of justice are open and the governments of the States and the Nation are ready and able to do their duty. – President Woodrow Wilson, July 26, 1918 Congress ought to wipe the stain of barbaric lynching from the… CONTINUE READING