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Infiltrado na Klan: De Jesse Washington ao Black Lives Matter

Em maio de 1916, na cidade de Waco, Texas, Jesse Washington, um jovem negro de 17 anos, foi condenado pelo estupro e assassinato de Lucy Fryer, uma imigrante inglesa e esposa de um fazendeiro respeitado da região.  992 more words


A Spike Lee Joint: "BlacKkKlansman" Review

“There’s never been a black cop in this city.  We think you might be the man to open things up around here.”

You’re Jewish. They hate you. 1,018 more words

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On this day in history, May 15, 1916 -- Jesse Washington Brutally Lynched in Waco, Texas

On May 15, 1916, after an all-white jury convicted Jesse Washington of the murder of a white woman, he was taken from the courtroom and burned alive in front of a mob of 15,000. 389 more words

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