Cameron McWhirter is a writer and staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America (2011) and a contributor to The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia (2005).
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
A narrative history of America's deadliest episode of race riots and lynchings
After World War I, black Americans fervently hoped for a new epoch of peace, prosperity, and equality....