Tom Sugrue on the history of racial equality in the northern US

    We talk with historian TOM SUGRUE about the history of civil rights and racial equality in the northern United States. His new book is “Sweet Land Of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North.” Sugrue is Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. His previous book “The Origins of the Urban Crisis” won the Bancroft Prize in American History. Listen to the mp3

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