By Claire Hartfield

On a scorching day in July 1919, 5 black youths went swimming in Lake Michigan, accidentally floating on the subject of the "white" seashore. An indignant white guy begun throwing stones on the boys, amazing and killing one. Racial clash at the seashore erupted into days of city violence that shook the town of Chicago to its foundations. This enthralling narrative attracts on modern debts because it lines the roots of the explosion that were development for many years in race kin, politics, company, and clashes of tradition. Archival images and prints, resource notes, bibliography, index.

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