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James LoewenJames Loewen

James W. Loewen is a sociologist and best-selling author. His books include the American Book Award-winning Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your High School History Textbook Got Wrong and Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism. He is a member of All Souls Church, Unitarian, in Washington, D.C.


Was your town a sundown town?
How to find out if your community intentionally excluded African Americans.
By James Loewen 2.18.08