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Day 11: Ida B. Wells... and a history we should know

Ida B. Wells

b.  July 16, 1862 – d. March 25, 1931

Was an amazing woman.

She was:

An early leader in the Civil Rights Movement…

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The Original "Home Grown Terrorists"

While rummaging through old computer files today, I ran across this little “meme” I saved from the Internet last year on July 28, very close to one year ago this very week. 5,473 more words

Civil Rights

And the slave masters sit back and laugh

I saw a post yesterday that upset me.

It was a painting of two lynched black girls.

The person making the post made it clear that it was all whites that caused, supported and encouraged these hateful crimes. 129 more words

General

Daily Takes: Unbridled Fanaticism

National

A court orders cow slaughter case to be registered against Akhlaq’s family, Akhlaq was killed on 29th September by a rancorous mob in Dadri near Delhi. 464 more words

India

Modern Day Lynching

I had to be no older than 12 at the time, and I’ll never forget that day as long as I live. I am from Long Island. 459 more words

Lynching in the North

An exhibit celebrating Indiana’s bicentennial at the Indiana State Museum—Indiana in 200 Objects—declined to whitewash Indiana history. In one corner of the exhibit was a sign, warning that some of the items in this area of the exhibit may be upsetting. 366 more words

Hoosier Odds And Ends

Ah, well! Too bad, to be sure! A little blunder in the administration of justice by Southern mob-law; but nothing to speak of. Only “a nigger” killed by mistake — that is all.

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