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Author Kevin Boyle Talks About the Sweet Trial

“To understand what it meant to be a black man in the American south, what it meant to face the fear of white supremacy and the great fear of white violence, the possibility of lynching. To understand that fear and then to say that's what's coming north.”  Author Kevin Boyle explains the migration of racism in the 1920s, and the events leading up to one family’s fight to protect their home from a violent mob.

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