Kevin Boyle

Kevin Boyle teaches American history at Northwestern University. He is the author of Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age.

Posts by Kevin Boyle

Sweet Home Chicago

Fine as Garb’s book about African American Chicago is, it does not quite come to terms with a critical shift in political perspective, or the instances in which victory proved to be more a constriction than culmination.