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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Sikeston (Mo.),
  • United States,
  • Missouri,
  • Sikeston

Subjects:

  • Wright, Cleo, d. 1942.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Missouri -- Sikeston -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Lynching -- Missouri -- Sikeston -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Sikeston (Mo.) -- Race relations.,
  • United States -- Race relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-263) and index.

StatementDominic J. Capeci, Jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF474.S5 C36 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346563M
ISBN 100813120489
LC Control Number98005635

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Jun 10,  · The Lynching of Cleo Wright - Kindle edition by Dominic J. Capeci Jr.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Lynching of Cleo Wright/5(5). Cleo Wright’s “spirit in smoke ascended to high heaven” and, in some ways, replicated the previous 3, deaths by lynching that had occurred nationwide between and ¹ His killing followed well-established patterns of racial violence that reached back to southern and mountain heritages. On January 20, , black oil mill worker Cleo Wright assaulted a white woman in her home and nearly killed the first police officer who tried to arrest him. An angry mob then hauled Wright out of jail and dragged him through the streets of Sikeston, Missouri, before burning him alive. The lynching of Cleo Wright User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Between and , 3, deaths by lynching were recorded nationwide. Then, on January 25, , a mob lynched black mill worker Cleo Wright in the person town of Sikeston, MO. Apparently, he Read full review.

The Lynching of Cleo Wright book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On January 20, , black oil mill worker Cleo Wright a 3/5. " Winner of the Missouri History Book Award On January 20, , black oil mill worker Cleo Wright assaulted a white woman in her home and nearly killed the first police officer who tried to arrest him. An angry mob then hauled Wright out of jail and dragged him through the streets of Sikeston, Missouri, before burning him alive. Wright's death was, unfortunately, not unique in American. The Lynching of Cleo Wright Stan E., Rob K., and Mike A. were nowhere near the siege, though Mike A. overheard Wright's midmorning confession. Likewise, executioners Kirk V., Matt R., and Lou O. said they arrived too late to have set Wright afire Support troops in Wright's apprehension and pilots in his funeral pos-session followed happyplacekidsgym.com by: A creatively conceptualized anatomy of a lynching. Capeci places the lynching of Cleo Wright within the context of the city of Sikeston, the state of Missouri, and the nation. -- Arvarh E. Strickland. Arvarh E. Strickland. A pat, scholarly reconstruction and analysis of the incident that occasioned the first federal investigation of lynching.

Mar 06,  · While there was no question the actions of Cleo Wright where in the wrong, the actions taken by the American justice system were also in the wrong. Watch as . A pat, scholarly reconstruction and analysis of the incident that occasioned the first federal investigation of lynching. Just weeks after America entered WWII, a black oil-mill worker named Cleo Wright assaulted a white woman and a white police officer in Sikeston, Mo., severely injuring both. On January 25, , a few weeks after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a black oil-mill worker knifed Grace Sturgeon, a white soldier's wife, in her home. When apprehended, Cleo Wright also knifed a mars. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.