This is the grave of Thomas Moss. Thomas Moss was born into slavery in Mississippi in 1853. Like many Black people after slavery, he headed north to Memphis, where he.
On March 9, 1892, Memphis whites lynched three Black men--Thomas Moss, Will Stewart, and Calvin McDowell--who had dared to challenge white economic superiority in their community by opening a store.
I was familiar with the Columbia, Tennessee race riot of 1946 because of its importance in the Black freedom struggle developing immediately after World War II. What I did not.
How can this possibly be justified? A federal appeals court has ruled that grand jury evidence long sought by civil rights activists and historians in a 1946 mass lynching case.
This is...wow. Decades after lynching was used to intimidate and terrorize blacks in the South, the deadly tactic continues to have a chilling effect on whether African Americans decide to.
Above: The lynching of Frank Tafoya, Las Vegas, New Mexico, 1882 As I have stated many times, it's very frustrating to me to see how both liberals and the left.
Veterans Day: A perfect time to remember one of our national legacies, white people lynching black soldiers and recently returned veterans. Returning African American veterans were met with a familiar.
An appropriate post demonstrating that Ali's fight against racial injustice remains far from over. Jasmine Richards, an organizer with Black Lives Matter, was found guilty Wednesday by a Pasadena, California,.