Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2020

320 Pages | 15 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190215378

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Steeped in the Blood of Racism

Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College

Professor Nancy K. Bristow

  • Publishing on the 50th anniversary of the shootings at Jackson State University.
  • The fullest narration of the tragic shooting of black college students that has been less remembered than the Kent State shootings the same month.
  • Based on interviews with students, law enforcement, and others involved in the incident.
  • Examines an incident of state violence against people of color, an ongoing national issue.