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By Dennis B. Downey,Raymond M. Hyser

On a hot August evening in 1911, Zachariah Walker was once lynched--burned alive--by an indignant mob at the outskirts of Coatesville, a wealthy Pennsylvania metal city. on the time of his very public homicide, Walker, an African American millworker, used to be below arrest for the capturing and killing of a revered neighborhood police officer. Investigated by way of the NAACP, the terrible incident garnered nationwide and overseas cognizance. regardless of this scrutiny, a conspiracy of silence shrouded the occasions, and the accused males and boys have been chanced on no longer to blame at trial. at the one hundredth anniversary of the lynching and the twentieth anniversary of the book's unique unlock as No Crooked dying, authors Dennis B. Downey and Raymond M. Hyser carry new perception to occasions that rocked a community.

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