Nov 15, 2011 — The forced relocation of thousands of Native Americans in the 1830s is taught in most classrooms, but few know the story behind the story. In An American Betrayal: Cherokee Patriots and the Trail of Tears, Daniel Blake Smith documents the series of decisions leading up to the relocation.
Jul 9, 2007 — Thousands of Chinese immigrants were subjected to riots and other acts of violence designed to drive them out of towns in the American West during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Their little-known history is the subject of author Jean Pfaelzer's latest book, Driven Out. Pfaelzer talks about this overlooked chapter of America's history.
Mar 10, 2007 — From the Civil War into the 1920s, white mobs violently expelled virtually all of their black neighbors in dozens of towns across the South. A new book, Buried in the Bitter Waters, describes this oft-forgotten history of racial cleansing.