"Colin Flaherty was the reporter’s reporter -- especially on tough stories. And he was recognized for it with more than 50 journalism awards from around the country.
"Now he has written a book about the toughest story of all: Racial violence."
"Flaherty has the goods: This is an important and penetrating book about a big problem. Read it. Pass it around. Send it to a local talk show host or, better still, a reporter."
"Lord knows they need it."
"Great book. Real interesting."
"... this book provides a delight not only in watching the true story emerge, but in verbally rioting against those who concealed it."
"Flaherty digs up some great examples of officials denying or covering up black violence.
My favorite example was a school superintendent in Philadelphia who circulated "a pamphlet on how not to antagonize black students" to Asian students while the local papers were busying explaining that the violence had "no racial component." Right."