Providing chronologies of important events, historical narratives from the first settlement to the present, and biographies of major figures, this work offers readers an unseen look at the history of racism from the perspective of individual states.
• Comprises detailed narratives encompassing the first European contact to the present day of the unique racial history of all 50 states and the District of Columbia
• Provides a chronology of important racial events, achievements, and milestones for the states, plus the District of Columbia
• Offers biographies of individuals who successfully confronted racism in America and removed obstacles to social achievement
• Includes sidebars highlighting interesting events, individuals, and accomplishments relevant to the racial history of particular states