ATLANTA, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Lynchings in which mobs raided jailhouses to hang, torture and burn alive black men, sometimes leading to public executions in courthouse squares, occurred more often in the U.S. 371 more words
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Imagine that after the emancipation of the slaves, the whites in the South put their attachment to this peculiar institution behind them and, in the paternalistic manner appropriate to their supposed innate superiority, made a concerted effort to improve the lot of their former slaves. 894 more words
From his columns, I know my father as someone who believed America thought too much of itself when it came to racial justice.
He often used his writing to remind readers that while the United States was promoting itself around the world as the land of the free, it had a lot to answer for at home. 380 more words
During arraignment on murder charges, Chenault referred to himself in an alter personality, a “Hebrew”, and gave the name of the alter to the court as “Servant JACOB”. 191 more words