In 1919, there was a lynching of an African American, every 4 days in the South. It was outright terrorism!
In 1922, the NAACP started writing in detail about the rampant lynchings that were going on.
Fisk University was very instrumental in giving blacks a place to be educated and a platform to fight back against Jim Crow. That all changed when Fisk University started a fund raising campaign that required Fisk to change it’s policies.