Topic: Lynching

Tulsa Race Riot on Black Wall Street, Oklahoma (1921)

“Black Wall Street”, the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma erupted into the most destructive race riot the country has ever experienced (May 31, 1921). Never Forget. Violence broke out after angry mobs of whites called for the lynching of 19-year-old Dick Rowland after he was WRONGLY accused of “assaulting/raping” white elevator attendant Sarah Page. This […]

Rosewood Massacre by Vicious White Lynch Mob (1923)

In a small Florida town, a lie was told. A rumor was repeated. A lynch mob was formed. And a massacre began…  Rosewood was established around 1870 in Levy County, Florida on a road leading to Cedar Key and the Gulf of Mexico. It took its name from the abundant red cedar that grew in […]

Largest Mass Hanging Execution in US History (1862)

Remembering 38 + 2 Dakota Ancestors Their trials were conducted unfairly in a variety of ways. They were executed at Mankato, Minnesota on December 26, 1862 in the largest mass hanging in U.S. history. This day after Christmas is somber for Dakota American Indians marking a travesty of justice over 150 years ago, when 38+2 of […]

Wilmington Massacre, North Carolina, Nov. 10, 1898

Writings of Charles H. Williams Library of the Wisconsin State Historical Society Madison American Terrorism at its finest…The Wilmington Massacre of 1898 was a bloody attack on the African-American community by a heavily armed white mob with the support of the North Carolina Democratic Party on November 10, 1898 in the port city of Wilmington, […]
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