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  african americans     anti-semitism     civil rights movements     communism     concentration camps     europe     france     holocaust     jewish     jim crow     military     nazis     nonviolence     race relations     racism     segregation     slavery     soldiers     war     wwii  

  • Annotation:
    • Zane Pinchback, a light-skinned African American journalist from Harlem, travels to the deep south posing as a white man in order to investigate lynchings for his syndicated column Incognegro. His latest investigation finds Zane trying to save his brother who is charged with murdering a white women in Mississippi.
  • Creators:
    • Author - Mat Johnson
    • Illustrator - Warren Pleece
    • Letterer - Clem Robins
  • Publication Information:
    • DC Comics, New York, 2008
  • Color or Black & White: Black and White
  • Genre:
    • Historical Fiction
  • Bibliography Available:
    • No
  • Original Language
    • English
  • Historical Topic/Event
    • Race relations
    • Lynching
    • Passing--Identity
  • Geographic Setting
    • Harlem
    • Mississippi
  • Date Range
    • 1930 - 1939
  • Tags
  • Notes:
    • Inspired by the true story of Walter White.

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