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REVIEW » Sundown Towns A Hidden Dimension of American Racism ↠ Bestselling author of Lies My Teacher Told Me James W Loewen exposes the secret communities and hotbeds of racial injustice that sprung up throughout the twentieth century unnoticed forcing us to reexamine race relations in the United StatesIn this groundbreTence has gone unexamined until now For the first time Loewen takes a long hard look at the history sociology and continued existence of these towns contributing an essential new chapter to the study of American race relations Sundown Towns combines personal narrative history and analysis to create a readable picture of this previously unknown American institution all written with Loewen’s trademark honesty and thoroughne. Aargh Reading this is just maddening I hate that sundown towns have ever existed and I ha

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In a provocative sweeping analysis of American residential patterns Loewen uncovers the thousands of “sundown towns” almost exclusively white towns where it was an unspoken rule that blacks could not live there that cropped up throughout the twentieth century most of them located outside of the South These towns used everything from legal formalities to violence to create homogenous Caucasian communities and their exis. Ever wonder why all the poor white people live in tiny towns while poor black people tend

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Sundown Towns A Hidden Dimension of American RacismBestselling author of Lies My Teacher Told Me James W Loewen exposes the secret communities and hotbeds of racial injustice that sprung up throughout the twentieth century unnoticed forcing us to reexamine race relations in the United StatesIn this groundbreaking work bestselling sociologist James W Loewen author of the national bestseller Lies My Teacher Told Me brings to light decades of hidden racial exclusion in America. I remember traveling with my family when I was very young My mother always packed lunches