Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 and Its Legacy

Edited by David S. Cecelski and Timothy B. Tyson
With a Foreword by John Hope Franklin


From Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 and Its Legacy, edited by David S. Cecelski and Timothy B. Tyson. Copyright 1998, The University of North Carolina Press. Reproduction in any form is prohibited without the express permission of the Press. For additional information about this book, see the links below.




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C O N T R I B U T O R S

David S. Cecelski is an independent scholar and writer from eastern North Carolina. He is the author of Along Freedom Road: Hyde County, North Carolina, and the Fate of Black Schools in the South. Currently he is a research associate with the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a teaching fellow at Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies.

William H. Chafe is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of history at Duke University. He is the author of many works on United States history, including Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black Struggle for Freedom and, most recently, Never Stop Running: Allard Lowenstein and the Struggle to Save American Liberalism.

Laura F. Edwards is assistant professor of history at the University of California at Los Angeles. She earned her Ph.D. in history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the author of Gendered Strife and Confusion: The Political Culture of Reconstruction.

Raymond Gavins is professor of history at Duke University. His publications include The Perils and Prospects of Southern Black Leadership: Gordon Blaine Hancock, 1884-1970.

Glenda E. Gilmore is the author of Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy, 1896-1920. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a B.A. from Wake Forest University. She is assistant professor of history at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

John Haley is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He is the author of Charles N. Hunter and Race Relations in North Carolina.

Michael Honey teaches U.S. history at the University of Washington, Tacoma. He has published extensively on labor, Southern, and civil rights history, including Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights: Organizing Memphis Workers. He was a civil liberties organizer in the South from 1970 to 1976 and worked to free the Wilmington Ten.

Stephen Kantrowitz teaches Civil War era and Southern history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is completing a book about Ben Tillman and the reconstruction of white supremacy.

H. Leon Prather Sr. is a retired professor of history from Tennessee State University who currently resides in Nashville. He is the author of Resurgent Politics and Educational Progressivism in the New South: North Carolina, 1890-1913 and We Have Taken a City: Wilmington Racial Massacre and Coup of 1898. He was recently a recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Historical Association.

Timothy B. Tyson is assistant professor in the Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has written for a wide array of publications, including Southern Exposure, The Crisis, In These Times, and the Journal of American History. Currently he is completing Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power.

LeeAnn Whites is associate professor of history at the University of Missouri at Columbia. She is the author of many works on the Civil War and Reconstruction South, including The Civil War as a Crisis in Gender: Augusta, Georgia, 1860-1890.

Richard Yarborough is associate professor of English and director of the UCLA Center for African American Studies in Los Angeles, California. He was most recently one of the editors of the Norton Anthology of African American Literature and is the author of the forthcoming Ideology and Black Characterization in the Early Afro-American Novel.



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