John DeSantis

John DeSantis is a veteran journalist with a criminal justice background, author of The Thibodaux Massacre: Racial Violence and the 1887 Sugar Cane Labor Strike. His prior works include For The Color of His Skin: The Murder of Yusuf Hawkins and the Trial of Bensonhurst and The New Untouchables: How America Sanctions Police Violence. He is the Senior Staff Writer at The Times of Houma, La. and resides in Terrebonne Parish.