Monday, June 18, 2018

Tag: lynching

Google, Bryan Stevenson Launch Website Uncovering History...

Before police shootings and mass incarceration beset Black America, the grotesque specter of brutalized Black bodies terrorized communities throughout the South, which struggled to...

Florida University Students Outraged by ‘Kill N—–s,’...

Racist graffiti depicting a Black person being lynched appeared on the Florida Gulf Coast University campus on Oct. 12 in Fort Myers, Florida. Administrators...

UN Panel Calls Police Killings Modern-Day Lynchings,...

On Sept. 27, the United Nations Working Group for People of African Descent released findings concluding that it is due time for the U.S....

Memorial for the Thousands of Black Lynching...

Finally, the U.S. will have a memorial to lynching, the dreaded, horrific and quintessentially American institution rooted in racial violence and terrorism.  The Equal...

Equal Justice Initiative Founder Beautifully Explains Why...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWpW8NIB4zM On Monday's edition of CBS This Morning, attorney and director/founder of the Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson breaks down the history behind the perceived...

Judge Orders Four Mississippi Men to Pay...

A federal judge has ordered four Mississippi men convicted of killing a Black man to pay more than $800,000 to his estate. According to The...

Can GOP’s Plan to Woo Black Voters...

These days, the Republican Party is talking more about race, in a season — particularly a campaign season — in which the debate over...

10 American States With the Most Lynchings...

Mississippi With well over 581 lynchings, Mississippi tops the list with the most total lynchings during this time, according to statistics provided by the Tuskegee...

10 Shameful Acts of Terrorism Against Black...

MOVE Bombing in Philadelphia It was about 30 years ago that police forces proved just how brutal they could be when it came to dealing with...

Haitian Man Lynched in Dominican Republic Amid...

The corpse of a Haitian man was found hanging from a tree in a public park in the Dominican Republic’s second-largest city Wednesday morning,...

The Horrifying Details Of This 17-Year-Old Black...

' Video from The Documentary Racism: A History

Have More Black People Been Killed by...

A startling headline published Sunday put modern-day racism in perspective when one article suggested that more Black people have been killed by police than...

Arkansas White Football Players Tie Noose Around...

The Arkansas town of Wynne has been rocked by the actions of a group of white players on a junior high school football team...