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The Lynching Era

Entry 8: The Lynching Era

The Lynching era, which spanned from the end of the Civil War (1865) to 1930 was one of the most controversial times in United States history. 878 more words

Women And Race: An Examination Of The Death Penalty Throughout American History

Kodi Gaines: The Boy Who Lived

Recently, attorneys representing Kodi Gaines filed new claims against the Baltimore Country Police Department (BPD). In case you missed it, Kodi Gaines is the six-year-old son of the, now deceased, Korryn Gaines: the twenty-three-year-old woman and mother who was shot to death in her house by the BPD who’d intended to serve her a warrant related to a traffic violation. 715 more words

White Baseball Players Kneel in 1950's Protest

Another reason why we need to know our history…it repeats itself. ¬†For more information, visit the link below.

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White Baseball Players Kneel in the 50’s to protest Black Lynchings… 49 more words

Civil Rights

The Evolution of Black Bodies

Black

Written by Kwanza Osajyefo,  Illustrated by Tim Smith 3

The cover page for chapter one of Black shows a man in a hoodie with his hands up. 2,144 more words

Clippings: husband beats wife to death with ax; 500 women lynch a man for murder of young woman

From the Chicago Daily Tribune
Published November 12, 1909
Several people met violent ends, three of whom had their destinies intertwined.

The first article reports of a woman viciously attacked by her ax-wielding husband. 1,758 more words

Newspaper Clippings

The Great Depression of Arkansas

The Great Depression affected the whole country is a devastating way, but one state that seemed to take one of the worst hits, was Arkansas. 272 more words

The Reconstruction Era and Aftermath

Today, we are going to be taking a closer look into the 1890-1910 time period, especially around the aftermath of the Reconstruction Era.

The Reconstruction Era ends in 1875, and around 1875-1975, … 121 more words