Backlash against Black Progress: Legislating Jim Crow Neighborhoods in the Early Twentieth Century

Elizabeth Herbin-Triant

Dr. Elizabeth Herbin-Triant, Historian at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, will be giving a lecture based on her new book, Threatening Property: Race, Class, and Campaigns to Legislate Jim Crow Neighborhoods, which examines efforts to put residential segregation into law in the early twentieth century and explains how these laws came to define the limits of Jim Crow.

Sponsored by:

Department of History

Department of American Studies

Department of Sociology

Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration.

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