Arc of Justice

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Arc of Justice
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Author Kevin Boyle
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Henry Holt and Company
Publication date
2004
ISBN 978-0-8050-7933-3

Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age is a 2004 book by historian Kevin Boyle, published by Henry Holt. The book chronicles racism in Detroit during the 1920s Jazz Age through the lens of Ossian Sweet, a grandson of a slave who becomes a doctor and eventually moves from the ghetto to an all-white middle-class neighborhood. The book won the 2004 National Book Award for Nonfiction.[1]

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  1. ^ "2004 National Book Awards". Retrieved 21 February 2014.