How the South Won the Civil War

During Reconstruction, true citizenship finally seemed in reach for black Americans. Then their dreams were dismantled.

By Adam Gopnik April 1, 2019

The New Yorker

A review of Stony Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow
by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

His PBS series on the subject begins Tuesday, April 9

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