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How many of you all know anything about Jim Crow? (Part 18)

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In May of 1918, there was a lynching of Hayes and Mary Turner (carrying her unborn child). The mob was upset because Mary Turner threatened to fight back, against the system that lynched her husband.

By the end of WW1, 200,000 blacks served in the war in some capacity.

The black soldier, fought for democracy to make the world free, but they were denied their basic freedoms when they returned home.

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