A book by Kimberly Harper on the systematic repression against Africans in the Southern Ozarks during the late 19th and early 20th century. The area was hit recently with powerful storms.
Barack Obama's visit to the storm torn areas around Joplin, Missouri evoked memories of racist violence against Africans during the late 19th and early 20th century. Numerous Africans were lynched and driven from their homes.
Taken on May 31, 2011