Tag Archive | #Lynching

How many of you all know anything about Jim Crow? (Part 34)

The lynchings continue…. “Caution” – video content is pretty graphic.

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Black #Americans Experiencing Deadly Secondary Trauma During #Pandemic And Protesting, Experts Say

Patrice Gaines #BlackAmericans experiencing deadly secondary trauma during #pandemic and protesting, experts say Protests over the killing of #GeorgeFloyd have pushed to the forefront a particular fact long known by medical professionals: #Racism kills, and it may be the main cause of health disparities between whites and Blacks. In a recent essay, Dr. Nadine Burke […]

How many of you all know anything about Jim Crow? (Part 27)

The NAACP continue to lead the way in trying to get lynching considered a federal crime. 1938, 70% of American express support for an anti-lynching bill. As part of the 2020 police reform bill, lynching now will be considered a federal crime. Finally!!! Charles Hamilton Houston fought the fight to ensure that blacks received equal […]

How many of you all know anything about Jim Crow? (Part 21)

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 […]

How many of you all know anything about Jim Crow? (Part 20)

In the early 1920’s, Tulsa OK, the Greenwood area was deemed, Black Wall St. Tensions arose when the Tulsa newspaper reported that a black man had raped a white woman. 300 African Americans were killed and the city (35 city blocks) was essentially burned to the ground. Not a single white person was ever prosecuted. […]

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

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 […]

How many of you all know anything about Jim Crow? (Part 7)

It was said, “If you find a negro votin’…. tell him to leave the poll, if he refuses…. kill him”. Did you know that during the Spanish War, white troops and black troops fought shoulder to shoulder? 101 black men were lynched in the South, in 1898.

How many of you all know anything about Jim Crow? (Part 6)

“There is no justice here” was cried out….. Who was Ida B. Wells? Careful… video is graphic!!!

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