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North Carolina politics turned very ugly Sunday when churchgoers in Cumberland County found fliers depicting a lynching tucked under their windshield wipers. Text superimposed over the lynching photo read, “Kay Hagan doesn’t win! 421 more words
Although she fled when she learned of the mob’s intent, she was nevertheless captured at noon on 19 May. The mob of several hundred brought her to Folsom Bridge over Little River, which separates Brooks and Lowndes counties. 168 more words
This week’s articles both address discrimination. The first, “Lynching as Blood Sacrifice?” discusses the motivations that drove white Christians to lynch African Americans. The second, “What Makes Us Different?” examines the artwork of Michael Cook while pondering how the people of this world can discriminate against those who are so similar to them. 14 more words
Despite the efforts of his wife Eleanor and African American leaders, President Franklin Roosevelt’s administration made little progress on civil rights.
New Deal programs discriminated against blacks. 469 more words