Arc of Justice: The Sweet Case and the Course of Civil Rights

Lecture Description

On September 8, 1925 Ossian and Gladys Sweet moved into their first home on an ordinary side street in Detroit. This lecture — based on Kevin Boyle’s prize-winning book — turns that ordinary event into a story of one of the era’s most important civil rights struggles.


Civil Rights Crime, Violence, Incarceration

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