By Khalil Gibran Muhammad
"The thought of Black illegal activity was once the most important to the making of contemporary city the US. Khalil Gibran Muhammad chronicles how, whilst, and why smooth notions of black humans as an extremely risky race of criminals first emerged. popular are the lynch mobs and racist legal justice practices within the South that stoked white fears of black crime and formed the contours of the hot South. during this illuminating book, Muhammad shifts our recognition to the city North as a very important yet ignored website for the construction and dissemination of these rules and practices. Following the 1890 census - the 1st to degree the iteration of African americans born after slavery - crime records, new migration and immigration traits, and symbolic references to the US because the promised land have been woven right into a cautionary story concerning the unheard of hazard black humans posed to fashionable city society. over the top arrest charges and overrepresentation in northern prisons have been obvious by way of many whites - liberals and conservatives, northerners and southerners - as undeniable facts of blacks' inferiority. What else yet pathology may clarify black failure within the land of chance? Social scientists and reformers used crime facts to masks and excuse anti-black racism, violence, and discrimination around the country, particularly within the city North. The Condemnation of Blackness is the main thorough historic account of the iconic hyperlink among blackness and illegal activity within the making of recent city the USA. it's a startling exam of why the echoes of America's Jim Crow earlier proceed to resonate in 'color-blind' crime rhetoric today"--Jacket. Read more...
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10 More watershed moments in Hoffman’s coming-of-age-in-the-South story soon followed. In the summer of 1891, in Atlanta, Georgia, Frederick Ludwig Hoffman married Ella George Hay. 11 The newlyweds quickly settled down in Hampton, Virginia, where Hoffman became familiar with Hampton Institute’s program of black industrial education and racial accommodationism. 12 Unlike her father-in-law and southern white progressives in general, Armstrong seriously questioned whether industrial education by itself was enough to correct blacks’ racial defects.
Although Morton himself later admitted that he had not accounted for the physical size and gender differences of those who had once been attached to the skulls—a serious lapse in his research methodology—his work was incredibly influential. With the groundbreaking 1859 publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life, the pursuit of racial knowledge through the scientific study of the body reached unprecedented heights.
Being of foreign birth, a German, I was fortunately free from a personal bias which might have made an impartial treatment of the subject difficult,” Hoffman wrote, emphasizing that he had limited his analysis to the “exclusive use of the statistical method” and had “in every instance” simply given the facts. “In the field of statistical research, sentiment, prejudice, or the influence of pre-conceived ideas have no place. The data which have been brought together in a convenient form speak for themselves.