How the Only “Successful” Coup D’Etat in US History Took Place

In 1898, the United States’ only successful coup allowed racists to overthrow a biracial government.


For over a century, the Wilmington, North Carolina tragedy devastated Black economic and political power in the city. It was America’s sole impactful coup d’état, and history of race-based…




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