Table of contents for Whispers on the color line : rumor and race in America / Gary Alan Fine and Patricia A. Turner.

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1. Rumor in the Life of America: Riots and Race

2. How Rumor Works

3. Mercantile Rumor in Black and White

4. The Enemy in Washington

5. The Wages of Sin: Stories of Sex and Immorality

6. On the Road Again: Rumors of Crime and Confrontation

7. Cries and Whispers: Race and False Accusations

8. Coming Clean



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: African Americans Folklore, Whites United States Folklore, Urban folklore United States