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The Brownsville Raid

John Downing Weaver

The Brownsville Raid

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brownsville (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Brownsville
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- History -- 20th century,
    • United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 25th -- History -- 20th century,
    • United States. Army -- Afro-American troops -- History -- 20th century,
    • Riots -- Texas -- Brownsville -- History -- 20th century,
    • Brownsville (Tex.) -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [287]-294.

      Statement[by] John D. Weaver. With an afterword by the author.
      SeriesThe Norton library, N695
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB323 .W4 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination322 p.
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5419350M
      ISBN 100393006956
      LC Control Number73012301
      OCLC/WorldCa677484

        The Brownsville Incident was one of the most famous injustices against African-Americans in the early 20th century. After a white bartender was shot and killed, and a white police officer shot and wounded, African-Americans soldiers stationed nearby at Fort Brown were accused of the shootings. His play The Brownsville Raid is based on the Brownsville Affair, an altercation between black soldiers and white civilians in Brownsville, Texas, in , which led to an entire black regiment being dishonorably discharged though later pardoned in He .


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Congressman Hawkins later introduced a bill to have the Defense Department reopen the case.