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


This study draws together scholarship on the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 and its aftermath. Contributors hope to draw attention to the tragedy, to honour its victims, and to bring a clear historical voice to the debate over its legacy.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • David S. Cecelski
  • H. Leon Prather
  • Glenda E. Gilmore
  • Stephen Kantrowitz
  • Laura F. Edwards
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Chapel Hill, NC
Publication year:
  • 1998