Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Kevin Boyle
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Chapter 1 "Where Death Waits"

• In 1925, Detroit became the fourth largest city in Michigan.

• Blacks began to move into white neighborhoods.
• Dr. Ossian Sweet attempts to move into a white neighborhood and is blocked at every turn.

• There is violence at the Sweet home.
• Several white people are dead or injured.

• Police set up a perimeter around the house.

Chapter 2 "Ain't No Slavery No More"

• The paddy wagon takes Sweet and others to the police station.

• Sweet recalls childhood and family history.
• The African Methodist Episcopal Church is discussed.

• The school and land situations are detailed.
• Blacks began to move north.

Chapter 3 "Migration"

• Sweet attends Wilberforce University.

• The effects of the Reconstruction are discussed.

• Blacks began to migrate toward a better life.
• Sweet went to prep school to prepare for university.

• Sweet went to work in Detroit at age 14.

• Sweet decided to become a doctor.

• Sweet is rejected from...

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