Cairo, Ill - Law with Justice? Alliance to End Repression.

Cairo, Ill - Law with Justice?

Chicago: Alliance to End Repression. First edition. 4to; photo-illustrated wrappers printed on newsprint; 15 pp.; photographs. A report issued by the Alliance to End Repression on the racial conflict in Cairo, IL, a city the authors refer to as having a “Southern” mentality. Includes statistics on the percentage of unemployed blacks living in substandard housing and receiving welfare benefits juxtaposed with that of whites; a chronology of civil rights activities and oppression from 1944-1972; a report on The White Hats / United Citizens for Community Action, a white, pseudo-vigilante group violently resisting militant blacks; and a key focus on the Cairo police department and Alexander County Circuit Court, both accused by the authors of systemic injustice against Cairo’s black population. Some browning to newsprint, else Fine. Three copies in WorldCat institutions, all in Illinois. Item #05074

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