Collective Amnesia: American Apartheid African Americans’ 400 Years in North America, 1619-2019 Contents

Dedicated to African Americans,
Freedmen and slave
Who stood by the Union in her time of trial
And to their descendants
Who kept the faith
Despite segregation and hate

Chapter One Racism and White Supremacy: America’s “Original Sin?”        (25 pages)
Chapter Two Slavery: America’s “Peculiar Institution”                                    (38 pages)
Chapter Three United States Colored Troops — and Black Confederates      (43 pages)
Chapter Four Devastation of the Confederacy                                                (14 pages)
Chapter Five Emancipation: and Reconstruction                                            (40 pages)
Chapter Six The Freedmen’s Bureau                                                              (38 pages)
Chapter Seven “Redemption” and the “Lost Cause”                                       (34 pages)
Chapter Eight Jim Crow: Race Laws and Segregation                                   (22 pages)
Chapter Nine The World Wars and the Great Migration                                 (39 pages)
Chapter Ten The Civil Rights Era (1954 – 1980)                                             (41 pages)
Chapter Eleven Make America Hate Again                                                     (43 pages
Chapter Twelve Conclusions: Whither America?                                            (17 pages)
Appendix One: UN Working Group of Experts on People of African
Descent: Conclusions after 19-29 January 2016 Visit                                     (16 pages)
Appendix Two: Lynching Shadrack Thompson, 1932                                      (4 pages)


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Gene Betit

Retired intel analyst with Ph. D. in Soviet Area Studies from Georgetown, love to write. Two Defense Intelligence Agency studies, over ten magazine articles on Soviet military and strategic capabilities. Current publications include War's Cost: The Hites' Civil War, Manhattan's Walloon Settlers, Collective Amnesia: American Apartheid, and Forbidden, Forgotten, Formidable: Blacks in America's Wars.

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