1919 by Eve L. Ewing

76 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction history poetry race challenging informative reflective slow-paced


Poetic reflections on race, class, violence, segregation, and the hidden histories that shape our divided urban landscapes.The Chicago Race Riot of 1919, the most intense of the riots that comprised the “Red Summer” of violence across the nation’s...

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reflective 81%
emotional 68%
informative 65%
challenging 47%
sad 47%
dark 32%
tense 18%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 9%
adventurous 3%
funny 1%
mysterious 1%


medium 39%
fast 39%
slow 21%

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