Topic: Never Forget

George Stinney: The Legal Murder of a Young Boy (1944)

A 14 yrs old boy being ‘legally’ electrocuted cannot be erased, should never be forgotten, and are an important chapter in the story of Black America.  Never Forget. The Legal Murder of George Stinney, US of A’s youngest person executed in the 20th century. Cases like George Stinney’s will forever haunt the American legacy. 70 […]

Wounded Knee Creek Massacre, December 29,1890

Remembering & Honoring the Ancestors who were massacred December 29,1890 at Wounded Knee creek, South Dakota. Never Forget. On the morning, the Miniconjou, Lakota (Sioux) chief Big Foot (Spotted Elk) and some 350 of his followers camped on the banks of Wounded Knee creek. Surrounding their camp was a force of U.S. troops charged with […]

Birmingham Church Bombing By The Ku Klux Klan (1963)

An unforgettable act of American Terrorism by white supremacist members of the Ku Klux Klan, “The Law in Disguise” for the Baptist Church Bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, September 15, 1963. Four young girls, Addie Mae Collins (age 14), Denise McNair (age 11), Carole Robertson (age 14), and Cynthia Wesley (age 14) were murdered when the […]

Emmett Till’s Murder by White Supremacist (1955)

Emmett Till was a smart 14 years old American boy of African ancestry who was murdered in Mississippi after reportedly whistling to a white woman in 1955. Emmett Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955), from Chicago, Illinois, visiting his relatives in the Mississippi Delta region when he spoke to 21-year-old Carolyn Bryant, the […]

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 […]

John Brown, A White Role Model and True Hero (1800 – 1859)

John Brown: A White Role Model by William Loren Katz John Brown was born in 1800, and he was executed by the state of Virginia  on December 2, 1859. This year (2006) a PBS documentary film continued an effort that began even before his execution to sully his reputation. Why? He was a white man who […]

Rarely Told History of Native American Indian Slavery

It is not known how many Indians were enslaved by the Europeans, but they certainly numbered in the tens of thousands.  It is estimated that Carolina merchants operating out of Charles Town shipped an estimated 30,000 to 50,000 Indian captives between 1670 and 1715. This was a very profitable slave trade with the Caribbean, Spanish […]

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, […]

Truth of The Bear River Massacre in Washington Territory (1863)

In memory of the victims of the Bear River Massacre January 29, 1863. Washington Territory The peaceful Shoshone camp was attacked at dawn by Colonel Patrick Edward O’Connor and his militia from Salt Lake City, UT. The Bear River camp was in Washington Territory. Not even a part of the territory O’Connor was sent to watch […]
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