is the author of Threatening Property: Race, Class, and Campaigns to Legislate Jim Crow Neighborhoods
, published by Columbia University Press in 2019. Threatening Property
examines the campaigns for residential segregation in early-20th century North Carolina. Looking at the intersections of both race and class, Herbin-Triant explores how white supremacy was divided along class, pitting elite whites against their poorer counterparts, as Jim Crow America increasingly held back Black Americans.
Elizabeth Herbin-Triant is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. She studies U.S. history, with a particular interest in African-American history, urban history, and histories of racial capitalism, slavery, and segregation.
Derek Litvak is a Ph.D. student in the department of history at the University of Maryland.