Black Women who were Lynched in America


The lynching of Laura Nelson

(Note: this post  is just a partial list of Black Women who were lynched in America.  More research has revealed there are over 150 documented cases of African American women lynched in America.  Four of them were known to have been pregnant. You can see the full list at the post Recorded Cases of Black Female Lynching Victims 1886-1957: More on Black Women Who Were Lynched.)

Unidentified Man and two women lynched.

Unidentified Man and Two Women Lynched.

Printed as a community service by Dr. Daniel Meaders, Professor of History at William Patterson University, and author of several books and articles, including Dead or Alive, Fugitive Slaves and White Indentured Servants Before 1800 (Garland Press, 1993)

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Jennie Steers
On July 25, 1903 a mob lynched Jennie Steers on the Beard Plantation in Louisiana for supposedly giving a white teenager, 16 year-old Elizabeth Dolan, a glass of poisoned lemonade. Before they killed her, the mob tried to force her to confess but she refused and was hanged. (100 Years at Lynching. Ralph Ginzburg)

Laura Nelson
Laura Nelson was lynched on May 23, 1911 In Okemah, Okluskee, Oklahoma. Her fifteen year old son was also lynched at the same time but I could not find a photo of her son. The photograph of Nelson was drawn from a postcard. Authorities accused her of killing a deputy sheriff who supposedly stumbled on some stolen goods in her house. Why they lynched her child is a mystery. The mob raped and dragged Nelson six miles to the Canadian River and hanged her from a bridge.(NAACP: One Hundred Years of Lynching in the US 1889-1918 )

P.rogram O.ur W.ill for E.ternal Revitalization.

We must P.rogram O.ur W.ill for E.ternal R.evitalization.

Ann Barksdale or Ann Bostwick
The lynchers maintained that Ann Barksdale or Ann Bostwlck killed her female employer in Pinehurst, Georgia on June 24, 1912. Nobody knows if or why Barksdale or Bostick killed her employer because there was no trial and no one thought to take a statement from this Black woman who authorities claimed had ”violent fits of insanity” and should have been placed in a hospital. Nobody was arrested and the crowd was In a festive mood. Placed in a car with a rope around her neck, and the other end tied to a tree limb, the lynchers drove at high speed and she was strangled to death. For good measure the mob shot her eyes out and shot enough bullets Into her body that she was “cut in two.”

Marie Scott
March 31, 1914, a white mob of at least a dozen males, yanked seventeen year-old Marie Scott from jail, threw a rope over her head as she screamed and hanged her from a telephone pole in Wagoner County, Oklahoma. What happened? Two drunken white men barged Into her house as she was dressing. They locked themselves in her room and criminally “assaulted” her. Her brother apparently heard her screams for help, kicked down the door, killed one assailant and fled. Some accounts state that the assailant was stabbed. Frustrated by their inability to lynch Marie Scott’s brother the mob lynched Marie Scott. (Crisis 1914 and 100 Years of Lynching)

Mary Turner 1918 Eight Months Pregnant
Mobs lynched Mary Turner on May 17, 1918 in Lowndes County. Georgia because she vowed to have those responsible for killing her husband arrested. Her husband was arrested in connection with the shooting and killing Hampton Smith, a white farmer for whom the couple had worked, and wounding his wife. Sidney Johnson. a Black, apparently killed Smith because he was tired of the farmer’s abuse. Unable to find Johnson. the killers lynched eight other Blacks Including Hayes Turner and his wife Mary. The mob hanged Mary by her feet, poured gasoline and oil on her and set fire to her body. One white man sliced her open and Mrs. Turner’s baby tumbled to the ground with a “little cry” and the mob stomped the baby to death and sprayed bullets into Mary Turner. (NAACP: Thirty Years of Lynching in the U.S. 1889-1918  )

Keyamsha: the Shield of Righteous Power is Mightier than sin

Keyamsha: the Shield of Righteous Power is mightier than sin.

Maggie Howze and Alma Howze -Both Pregnant
Accused of the murder of Dr. E.L. Johnston in December 1918. Whites lynched Andrew Clark, age 15, Major Clark, age 20, Maggie Howze, age 20, and Alma Howze, age 16 from a bridge near Shutaba, a town in Mississippi. The local press described Johnston as being a wealthy dentist, but he did not have an established business in the true sense of the word. He sought patients by riding his buggy throughout the community offering his services to the public at large in Alabama. Unable to make money “peddling” dentistry, the dentist returned to Mississippi to work on his father’s land near Shabuta. During his travels he had developed an intimate relationship with Maggie Howze. a Black woman who he had asked to move and lived with him. He also asked that she bring her sister Alma Howze along. While using the Black young women as sexual objects Johnson impregnated both of them though he was married and had a child. Three Black laborers worked on Johnston’s plantation, two of whom were brothers, Major and Andrew Clark. Major tried to court Maggie, but Johnson was violently opposed to her trying to create a world of her own that did not include him. To block a threat to his sexual fiefdom, Johnston threaten Clark’s life. Shortly after Johnston turned up dead and the finger was pointed at Major Clark and the Howze sisters. The whites picked up Major, his brother, Maggie and her sister and threw them in jail. To extract a confession from Major Clark, the authorities placed his testicles between the “jaws of a vise” and slowly closed it until Clark admitted that he killed Johnston. White community members took the four Blacks out of jail, placed them in an automobile, turned the head lights out and headed to the lynching site. Eighteen other cars, carrying members of the mob, followed close behind. Someone shut the power plant down and the town fell into darkness. Ropes were placed around the necks of the four Blacks and the other ends tied to the girder of the bridge. Maggie Howze cried, “I ain’t guilty of killing the doctor and you oughtn’t to kill me.” Someone took a monkey wrench and “struck her In the mouth with It, knocking her teeth out. She was also hit across the head with the same instrument, cutting a long gash In which the side of a person’s hand could be placed.” While the three other Blacks were killed instantly, Maggie Howze, four months pregnant, managed to grab the side of the bridge to break her fall. She did this twice before she died and the mob joked about how difficult it was to kill that “big Jersey woman.” No one stepped forward to claim the bodies. No one held funeral services for the victims. The Black community demanded that the whites cut them down and bury them because they ‘lynched them.” The whites placed them in unmarked graves.

Alma Howze was on the verge of giving birth when the whites killed her. One witness claimed that at her “burial on the second day following, the movements of her unborn child could be detected.” Keep in mind, Johnston’s parents felt that the Blacks had nothing to do with their son’s death and that some irate white man killed him, knowing that the blame would fall on the Black’s shoulders. The indefatigable Walter White, NAACP secretary, visited the scene of the execution and crafted the report. He pressed Governor Bilbo of Mississippi to look into the lynching and Bilbo told the NAACP to go to hell. (NAACP: Thirty Years of Lynching in the U.S.. 1889-1918 ) (Papers of the NAACP)

Holbert Burnt at the Stake
Luther Holbert, a Black, supposedly killed James Eastland, a wealthy planter and John Carr, a negro, who lived near Doddsville Mississippi. After a hundred mile chase over four days, the mob of more than 1,000 persons caught Luther and his wife and tied them both to trees. They were forced to hold out their hands while one finger at a time was chopped off and their ears were cut off. Pieces of raw quivering flesh was pulled out of their arms, legs and body with a bore screw and kept for souvenirs. Holbert was beaten and his skull fractured. An eye was knocked out with a stick and hung from the socket. (100 Years of Lynching by Ralph Ginzburg)

WHO ARE OUR REAL HEROES?
American mobs lynched some 5.000 Blacks since 1859, scores of whom were women, several of them pregnant. Rarely did the killers spend time in jail because the white mobs and the government officials who protected them believed justice meant (just us) white folks. Lynching denied Blacks the right to a trial or the right to due process. No need for a lawyer and a jury of your peers: the white community decided what happened and what ought to be done. After the whites accused Laura Nelson of killing a white deputy In Oklahoma, they raped this Black woman, tied her to a bridge trestle and for good measure, They lynched her son from a telephone pole. Had the white community reacted in horror after viewing the dangling corpses of Laura Nelson and her son? No, they came by the hundreds, making their way by cars, horse driven wagons, and by foot to view the lynching. Dressed in their Sunday best, holding their children’s hands and hugging their babies the white on-lookers looked forward to witnessing the spectacle of a modern day crucifixion. They snapped pictures of Laura Nelson, placed them on postcards and mailed them to their friends boasting about the execution. They chopped of f the fingers, sliced off the ears of Ms. Holbert, placed the parts In jars of alcohol and displayed them in their windows.

White America today know little or nothing about lynching because it contradicts every value America purports to stand for. Blacks, too, know far too little about the lynchings because the subject is rarely taught in school. Had they known more about these lynchings, I am almost certain that Blacks would have taken anyone to task, including gangster rappers, for calling themselves niggers or calling Black women “hoes” and “bitches.” How could anybody in their right mind call these Black women who were sexually abused, mutilated, tortured and mocked the same degrading Please do not throw this away. Give it to a friend or a names that the psychopathic lynchers called them? relative. Peace.

What Black woman in her right state of mind would snap her fingers or tap her feet toihe beat of a song that contained the same degrading remarks that the whites uttered when they raped and lynched them The lynchers and the thousands of gleeful spectators called these Black women niggers when they captured them, niggers when they placed the rope around their necks and niggers when their necks snapped. Whites viewed Black women as hated black things, for, how else can one explain the treatment of Mary Turner? The lynch mob ignored her cries for mercy, ripped off her clothes, tied her ankles together, turned her upside down, doused her naked body with gas and oil, set her naked body on fire, ripped her baby out of her, stomped the child to death and laughed about it. Blacks purchased Winchesters to protect themselves, staged demonstrations, created anti-lynching organizations, pushed for anti-lynching legislation and published articles and books attacking the extralegal violence. Many pocked up. left the community never to return again. Others went through bouts of sadness, despair, and grief. Some broke down, a few went insane. Others probably fell on their knees, put their hands together, closed their eyes and begged Jesus for help. Jesus help us. Do not forsake us. But Jesus. the same white man the lyncher’s ancestors taught us to love, never flew out of the bush in a flame of fire armed with frogs and files and locusts to save Mary Turner. No thunder, no rain, no hail and no fire blocked the lynchers from hanging Laura Nelson. He did not see the “affliction” of the Holberts; he did not hear the screams of Marie Scott or the cry of Jennifer Steers.

So who are our real heroes?. Little Kim Is not a hero. Oprah is not a hero.. Whoople Goldberg is not a hero. Michael Jordan is not a hero. Dennis Rodman Is not a hero. They are entertainers, sport figures. creations of the media, media icons and they are about making huge sums of money and we wish these enterprising stars well. . Mary Turner, Laura Nelson, Marie Scott and Jennie Steers are your true historical heroes. Niggers they were not. Bitches they were not. Hoes they were not. They will not go down in history for plastering their bodies with tattoos, inventing exotic diets, endorsing Gator Ade, embracing studIo gangsterism, They were strong beautiful Black women who suffered excruciating pain, died horrible deaths. Their legacy of -strength lives on. These are my heroes. Make them yours as well.

Addendum===
Below are women who were lynched in addition to the initial findings of Dr. Daniel Meaders. They can be found in the pages of the book 100 Years of Lynching by Ralph Ginzburg.

Mae Murray Dorsey and Dorothy Malcolm
On July 25, 1946, four young African Americans—George & Mae Murray Dorsey and Roger & Dorothy Malcom—were shot hundreds of times by 12 to 15 unmasked white men in broad daylight at the Moore’s Ford bridge spanning the Apalachee River, 60 miles east of Atlanta, Georgia. These killings, for which no one was ever prosecuted, enraged President Harry Truman and led to historic changes, but were quickly forgotten in Oconee and Walton Counties where they occurred. No one was ever brought to justice for the crime.

We are going to emancipate our selves from mental slavery.

We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery.

Ballie Crutchfield
Around midnight on March 15, 1901 Ballie Crutchfield was taken from her home in Rome to a bridge over Round Lick Creek by a mob. There her hands were tied behind her, and she was shot through the head and then thrown in the creek. Her body was recovered the next day and an inquest found that she met her death at the hands of persons unknown (euphemism for lynching).

After Walter Sampson lost a pocketbook containing $120, it was found by a little boy. As he went to return it to its owner, William Crutchfield, Ballie’s brother, met the boy. Apparently, the boy gave him the pocketbook after being convinced it had no value. Sampson had Crutchfield arrested and taken to the house of one Squire Bains.

A mob came to take Crutchfield for execution. On the way he broke lose and escaped in the dark. The mob was so blind with rage they lay blame on Ballie as a co-conspirator in her brother’s alleged crime and proceeded to enact upon their beliefs culminating in the aforementioned orgy of inhumanity.

Belle Hathaway
At 9 o’clock the night of January 23, 1912 100 men congregated in front of the Hamilton, Georgia courthouse. They then broke into the Harris County Jail. After overpowering Jailor E.M. Robinson they took three men and a woman one mile from town.

Belle Hathaway, John Moore, Eugene Hamming, and “Dusty” Cruthfield were in jail after being charged with the shooting death a farmer named Norman Hadley.

Writhing bodies silhouetted against the sky as revolvers and rifles blazed forth a cacophony of 300 shots at the victims before the mob dispersed.

Sullivan Couple Hung as Deputy Sheriff and Posse Watch
Fred Sullivan and his wife were hanged after being accused of burning a barn on a plantation near Byhalia, Mississippi November 25, 1914. The deputy sheriff and his posse were forced to watch the proceedings.

Cordella Stevenson Raped and Lynched
Wednesday, December 8, 1915 Cordella Stevenson was hung from the limb of a tree without any clothing about fifty yards north of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad outside Columbus, Mississippi. The gruesomely horrific scene was witnessed by thousands and thousands of passengers who traveled in and out of the city the next morning.

She was hung there by a bloodthirsty mob who had taken her from slumber, husband and home to the spot where she was raped and lynched. All this was done after she had been brought to the police station for questioning in connection with the arson of Gabe Frank’s barn. Her son had been suspected of the fire. The police released her after she convinced them her son had left home several months prior and she did not know his whereabouts.

After going to bed early, a knock was heard at the door. Her husband, Arch Stevenson went to answer, but the door was broken down first and his wife was seized. He was threatened with rifle barrels to his head should he move.

The body was left hanging until Friday morning. An inquest returned a verdict of “death at the hands of persons unknown.”

5 Hanged on One Oak Tree
Three men and two women were taken from the jail in Newberry, Florida on August 19, 1916 and hanged by a mob. Another man was shot by deputy sheriffs near Jonesville, Florida. All this was the result of the killing the day prior of Constable S.G. Wynne and the shooting of Dr. L.G. Harris by Boisey Long. Those who were lynched had been accused of aiding Long in his escape.

Mary Conley
After Sam Conley had been reprimanded by E.M. Melvin near Arlington, Georgia, his mother Mary intervened to express her resentment. After Melvin slapped and grappled with her, Sam Conley struck Melvin on the head with an iron scale weight, resulting in his death shortly afterward.

Although Sam escaped, his mother was captured and jailed. She was taken from the jail at Leary and her body was riddled with bullets. Her remains were found along the roadside by parties entering into Arlington the next morning.

Bertha Lowman
Demon Lowman, Bertha Lowman, and their cousin Clarence Lowman were in the Aiken, South Carolina jail when it was raided by a mob early on October 8, 1926. The three had been in jail for a year and a half while they were tried for the murder of Sheriff and Klansman Henry H.H. Howard. Howard was shot in the back while raiding the house of Sam Lowman, father to Bertha and Demon. Klansmen filed by Howard’s body two-by-two when it laid in state. A year after his funeral a cross was burned in the cemetery at his grave.

Although the Lowman’s were tried and sentenced to death, a State Supreme Court reversed the findings and ordered a new trial. Demon had just been found not guilty when the raid on the jail occurred. Taken to a pine thicket just beyond the city limits their bodies were riddled with bullets.

The events which resulted in this lynching are surreal to say the least. Samuel Lowman was away from home at a mill having meal ground on April 25, 1925. Sheriff Howard and three deputies appeared at the Lowman Cabin three miles from Aiken. Annie Lowman, Samuel’s wife and their daughter Bertha were out back of the house working. Their family had never been in any kind of trouble. They did not know the sheriff and he did not know them. Furthermore, they were not wearing any uniform or regalia depicting them as law enforcers. Hence the alarming state of mind they had when four white men entered their yard unannounced, even if it was on a routine whiskey check. It was even more distressing because a group of white men had come to the house a few weeks earlier and whipped Demon for no reason at all. After speaking softly to each other the women decided to go in the house.

When the men saw the women move towards the house they drew their revolvers and rushed forward. Sheriff Howard reached the back step at the same time as Bertha. He struck her in the mouth with his pistol butt. Mrs. Lowman picked up an axe and rushed to her daughter’s aid. A deputy emptied his revolver into the old woman killing her.

Demon and Clarence were working in a nearby field when they heard Bertha’s scream. Demon retrieved a pistol from a shed while Clarence armed himself with a shotgun. The deputies shot at Demon, who returned fire. Clarence’s actions are not clear. When it was all over a few seconds later the Sheriff was dead. Bertha had received two gunshots to the chest just above her heart. Clarence and Demon were wounded also. In total five members of the Lowman family were in put jail.

Samuel Lowman returned to find in his absence he had become a widower with four of his children in jail along with his nephew. In three days he would be charged with harboring illegal liquor when a quarter of a bottle of the substance is found in his backyard. For that the elderly farmer was sentenced to two years on the chain gang.

18 year old Bertha, 22 year old Demon and 15 year old Clarence were tried for the Sheriff’s murder and swiftly found guilty. The men were sentenced to death with Bertha given a life sentence.

Demon’s acquittal made it appear that Clarence and Bertha would been freed as well. The day they were murdered they were taken from the jail, driven to a tourist a few miles from town and set loose. As they ran they were shot down.

Mr. Lowman contended one of the deputies who coveted the Sheriff’s job was his real killer. The same man later led the mob which slew Lowman’s children and nephew. Apparently, he knew they could identify him as the culprit.

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  1. Additional information on the lynching of Laura Nelson.

    The barefoot corpse of lynched Laura Nelson. May 25, 1911, Okemah, Oklahoma. Gelatin silver print. Real photo postcard. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2″. Etched in the negative:”copyright-1911-g.h.farnum, okemah. okla 2898.” Stamp on reverse, “unmailable.” District Judge Caruthers convened a grand jury in June 1911 to investigate the lynching of the Laura Nelson and her son. In his instructions to the jury, he said, “The people of the state have said by recently adopted constitutional provision that the race to which the unfortunate victims belonged should in large measure be divorced from participation in our political contests, because of their known racial inferiority and their dependent credulity, which very characteristic made them the mere tool of the designing and cunning. It is well known that I heartily concur in this constitutional provision of the people’s will. The more then does the duty devolve upon us of a superior race and of greater intelligence to protect this weaker race from unjustifiable and lawless attacks.”
    Information on Laura Nelson’s Lynching
    Additional info on Laura Nelson’s Lynching at WithoutSanctuary.org
    Laura Nelson and her son hanging from bridge in 1911
    Wikipedia article mentioning the lynching
    Another blog mentioning the lynching
    The Laura Nelson Murder at strangefruit.org
    Information from wikipedia on the town of Okemah where Laura Nelson and her son were lynched

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      • Just By your statement I can tell you do not believe in Jesus Christ. You must remember that The Lord knows, the Lord hears and the Lord sees……….everything. Every word and every action is being written and we will all, black, white, asian, etc., one day stand before The Lord and will have to give an account for all that we did and said while we lived on this earth. You will surely reap whatever it is that you have sowed. It doesn’t matter if you believe it or not. Whether you believe or don’t believe that day will eventually turn Into night doesn’t matter. Because At the end of the day……night comes — whether you believe it or not. So one day, Some day The Lord will surely repay and every vile act that was ever committed will Be judged by Him….The Lord of Lords and the King of Kings, the Alpha, The Omega,
        The Beginning and The End. The One who was….who is…..and Always
        Will be!

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      • Klinger.you’re an idiot…..it’s too bad you do not understand that life is sacred, and that we are all members of the “human” race.

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      • Barbara, do not assume every racist is an atheist, it’s offensive – believing in your god is not tantamount to goodness, and in fact, quite often the opposite is true. As for Klinger, you are scum. You must be a republican.

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      • Please , kill yourself, I wouldn’t think your death would need to be by anyone else’s hands but yours. You’re not worth it.

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      • We as a society have a long way to go . Dont make me have to come back from Brazil to the states to bang both your heads together , white and black. Ha Ha Please lighten up and know this if My country was ever attacked by a serious outside threat and there was a possibility we could be conquered , destroyed or enslaved, you would be very surprised to see how much all of us black , white or otherwise in OUR country we have in common. The United States is a great country, but the biggest room in the world is the room for improvement. When I wore dog tags my blood type was A+ as was Kent from Cleavland Ohio . I am glad I was was not wounded in combat , if I was I might have awoken from the transfusion a caucasian with black blood in me , and wouldn´t that have been interesting.Mike

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      • this is so racist i’m not even mad, this is funny. I mean really, i just thought to myself: “wow, this is truly, blatantly racist” and then i just laughed. i hope you don’t say that in the wrong crowd man

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      • All people die. They died with a clean conscience, a whole spirit. Honorable warriors .
        But your kind will live in shame. In your nightmares they will live.
        With every death of your family members and cronnies, They will be the ones that will meet thier
        Souls, and they will pay for what you have spoke against them and thier families.
        They will be the fear that you will experience upon your last breathe. I curse your souls,
        To the deepest depths of your own hell, I curse your parents, your grandparents,
        And all your ancestors clean back to the damnable dog that began your existance .
        I curse every person remotely related to your infected blood.

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      • klinger through christ there is even love for someone who thinks like you. God bless him remove the hate from his heart.

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      • I don’t believe in God. Any god. I don’t need that to know that you’re a fucking moron. I wish I knew who you are and where you are at. You’d be a good, dead piece of shit. Godlessness has naught to do with the state of humanity – the propensity for ill will toward others is part of human nature. As is the propensity for kindness and compassion. Happiness transcends color and creed just as hatefullness. This poor idiot is full of hate – likely for himself and that shit stain of a family he comes from. May death find you slowly and painfully. May it find all those who harbor the desire for hate and chaos to consume us.

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      • I hope you rot your rediculious and a shame to be called a human… your nothing but a sick person shame on you!

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      • Go to hell and die you racist ass. Or better yet. Go into any city like Washington DC, Durham NC, Atlanta GA, Compton CA…and say those same words. Bet you won’t walk out.

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      • that´s the way to think…
        and 90% u think like this cause i got a sad life…living in some sad corner of your sad racist nation!!!
        and probably a big nigga was fucking your sister or girlfriend (or the two together) much more harder of what u can do in your all life!
        mosto of the time when u hate someone is cause u will like to be like him…and u can´t…have a nice day in your sad life!

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      • Rhats kind of funny did you know african americians invent 85% of what is use today with out the type writter the computer wouldnt exsite street lites telephone, but I do know people hate and try to destroy what they fear and cant understand.i read a lot of comments. All I hear is hate it all sounds demonic

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      • Well you know what you are probably are a nigger Klinger, because that is a black-hearted evil person and the term has nothing to do with race or ethnicty. So I guess making an assumption from your post that term would apply to you and again applying your logic to your post, you would only be considered good if you were dead-Correct? But I would never wish that on anyone, instead I will just pray for racist like you.

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      • Klinger…You are such a bitter lil thing! Grow up! However, I am wondering why you are not dead yet?! I mean you stated “The only good nigger is a dead nigger.”

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      • @Klinger. You must be a dumb ass kkk member but you know what you guys are a bunch of fucking faggot ass hillbilly non educated bitches. Cause let one of you spick cunts step foot to a black person today and see wont you and your family get killed. Now that’s some honesty for your ignorant ass. Please go up to a black person and call them a nigger bet that be the last time you will be able to speak. Bitch ass kkk. Black power fuck white power yall beneath us and dont EVER EVER FORGET IT.

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      • Im not shocked…at this at all. There is no statue of limitation to murder why did these animals get to live free?

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      • I don’t believe you mean that. You say it but god is in us all and that means you. Whatever has hurt you in life I pray that god makes it better for you and I pray that he opens your heart. And I pray that he blesses you, you don’t mean it.

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      • You can’t be a man or a mouse…Go and step off the highest bridge in your town, and I am sure you will be recognize as the best Nigger any one has ever known.

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      • KARMA is brutal, Klinger … You are sick and riddled with hate and should probably be on medication for your anger. Your parents were not loving and taught you how to be this way… there are some very evil white people still out there, but KARMA will ensure that at least one member of your family meets the same fate and will be raped and murdered in exactly the same way that these poor, INNOCENT people were! IT WILL HAPPEN! Believe me! And it will be because you are white! Watch your back!

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      • Hello Henrietta I think you were very hard on us Americans. Ignorance exist all over the world so why so hard on us. Even after 400yrs we the people that call ourselves African-American is still a lost generation. We have people who fight like hell to help people know their heritage and to respect their history here. Yes we all have that African blood trait in us and we should be proud of it I know I am. I’m A.A. but I have white, native, and black in me but I know were it all started. Prejudice here in America is vicious and it really puts people at odds. Blacks are frustrated because it still exist after all these yrs. Blacks have been killed for standing up for human rights and for spreading peace so there is a high level of anger hear. I respect your comments because I found it to be true in some ways. Just wanted to share have a good day On Feb 7, 2014 10:17 AM, “Henrietta Vinton Davis’s Weblog” wrote:

        > blkshawn1@yahoo.com commented: “That is why blacks dont die we > multiply.”

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      • It’s time for closure Jason. It is not about “us Americans.” It is about truth. The truth needs being told. The illusion of lies has been holding sway for too long. We now need to tell the truth. The truth includes telling about Dr. John Henrick Clarke, Dr. Ben, Dr. Chancellor James Williams. We no longer need to do what makes others “comfortable.” We have spent over 400 years seeking to be at peace with people who spent the entire time telling us lies about ourselves and our ancestors. We must tell the truth.

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      • That’s why for the life of me I don’t understand interaccial dating what decent black man want a white pale dog smelling whore white people stink to high heaven and some nasty cr e atures sleep with their own relatives. Claim they hwte blacks but want to look like them with all this tanning and surgeries bunch of pigs no shape no color no lips scraggly hair n

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      • These hangings or lynchings are an atrocity. It is terrible, something that should have never happened but it did. Now who do we blame? To blame every white man is just as racist as blaming every black man for every liqueur store robbery. And if we do blame the right people, how long do we hold this blame over people that are long dead? To look back at past mistakes is good prevention from making the same mistakes. But to use these sins to stir up hatred is as wrong and as horrible as the original sin. We are long past lynchings. Many people were lynched in the past, black and white but we as a nation have matured beyond that. (though I realize there are a few exceptions such as klinger) Now it is time to mature past playing the blame game and work on bringing about true peace between the races. We do that by first realizing we ARE different, we do have different backgrounds, we do have different likes and dislikes. Then we realize that we are all individuals and should not be judged by the actions of others that happen to have the same color of skin. Hatred begets hatred and resentment begets resentment which begets more hatred. The Bible says when God forgive he puts our sins in the sea of forgetfulness. We should do the same for the Bible also says that if we do not forgive those that have sinned against us, neither will God forgive us. I have a tendency to think ‘why are you sticking this in my nose and blaming me’ but my heart tells me ‘I understand why you feel the way you do. I understand that you do not want people to forget’. But to forgive and forget is exactly what we should do because the truth is there is no one left to blame but ourselves. For the past is gone and we are only accountable for our own actions.

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      • Trayvon Martin was lynched. The USA as a nation has not even acknowledged its wrongs, how can it be mature until it does so. The current wrong is teaching propaganda as history. February is called Black or African American History month. Yet, every February the same civil rights all stars are regurgitated as models to be emulated as though there were no other successful people of African history in the USA.

        Why would God give us a memory if God wanted us to forget? Very patronizing for you to tell us what we are to do and not to do, Quite a similar behavior to that of the males who lynched Mary Turner don’t you think? They wanted her to forget the lynching of her husband Hayes. Instead she proclaimed she would have his murderers arrested if she knew who they were. For refusing to forget she was given the ignominious historical task of being one of the worst acts of lynching ever perpetrated on the human race…ever!!! Forgetting would only benefit the perpetrators of that act.

        Forget the forgetting. Knowing the truth and not speaking would be the same as living a lie. If I’m not mistaken, bearing false witness is diametrically opposed to one of the ten commandments. My mind brought this to the awareness of hundreds of thousands. The same God that made my hands and mind made the memory brought them to this site. It will not ever be forgotten. If anything it will be widely known. You want it to be forgotten because of shame. Your same is yours to have and to hold forevermore. The only solution to your shame is to commit to living truth. Until then you and all those who wish to continue living the lie that concealed the acts perpetrated herein will suffer in your shame. This evil will not be forgotten. Get used to it.

        Live the truth.

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      • If God can forget sins, then so should we. We MUST forgive others or God will not forgive us. Matthew 6:15 “But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” No one race has a corner on slavery, bigotry, atrocities, murders or hatred. All races have experienced these things in one form or another. But I must forgive all men of all sins. I must put the past behind and look forward to the prize. I cannot hold bitterness in my heart and do the will of God.
        I cannot, will not, do not and wont even try to justify the sins committed by the men who hung these women. Nor will I try to justify any sin. But I, as a human being, cannot hold these sins against them for I too am a sinner. A sinner saved by Grace, bought with The Blood of Jesus Christ and justified by faith.
        Let us teach our children of the wrongs that all men have suffered, that we might bring up a better generation. But let us first teach our children that we must love one another as Christ commanded. Then let us teach them all persons are only accountable for their own actions and to never condemn many for the actions of a few.

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      • Well then God must really be schizophrenic in addition to cruel to provide us with a memory, yet forbid us to use it. After all those who forget their past are doomed to repeat it. Above tje rear of the US National Archives in Washington, DC it is written: Study the past; the past is prologue.

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      • Anyone who thinks there will not be a day of reckoning for these and all atrocities are only fooling themselves. God is a merciful God but also a just God and will call on each and every one of us to account for our lives. He can only be merciful to those who truly repent and I’m sure even in the after life if these people come to some realisation of their sin may still have to pay some kind of penance for what they did. They will never reach the highest glory of dwelling with God. Indeed they would not, could not look God in the face never mind feel comfortable living in His presence then” the weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth” will take on the meaning it was meant to in the scriptures. However that does not mean that we do not have to forgive and I’m glad I don’t have to do the judging. I think of it as one of my children killing another one of my children how would I feel having to dish out the punishment?
        Not all “white” people were or are like this and it bodes well if we learn and keep on learning from history so it does not repeat itself.

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      • Let’s be very clear. The “white people” who are not like this are of no consequence. They do nothing to subdue those who have no need for the God of which you speak.

        To be certain in this instance “white people” are of no consequence whatsoever. Henrietta Vinton Davis had no marker on her grave for nearly 80 years. White people did nothing to change that. These women were put in a state other than life, it is because of them that is an historical fact. It is also an historical fact, none of the people who committed the atrocities documented here ever asked anyone for forgiveness.

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      • WORDS CAN’T DESCRIBE WHAT I FEEL FOR YOU,BUT I KNOW WHAT I SEE,I COME FROM A STATE WHERE A BLACK MAN OR WOMAN WERE NOTHING BUT A NANNY OR A SHARE CROPPER, AND WE’RE NOT TALKING ABOUT THE 1800″S NO ,EVEN MY 63 YRS.I HAVE SUFFERED THE HANDS OF OPPRESSION IN MANY WAYS BUT,WHEN I VISIT MY
        FAMILY IN (MISSISSIPPI)I NOTICE IN THE HOSPITALS RETIREMENT CNTRS,CONVALSCENT HOMES,SANTORIUM,ETC.
        WHY IS THERE A FEW BLACKS AND SOME MANY WHITES?GOD SAID VENEGANCE IS MINE AND I WILL( REPAY.)
        I THINK MR.KLINGER YOU ALREADY KNOW THE ANSWER.GOD BLESS YOU MY BROTHER.

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      • He/she only posted it as “bait” wanting someone to comment with anger and hatred… Grow up
        Because my bets are you wouldn’t say it outside the anonymity of your computer screen

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      • What a sad, pitiful and ignorant statement. Do you not realise that we all originate from Africa, therefore you are also condemning yourself to death. There have been prosecutions of people posting offensive material online and this is highly offensive. For your information, I am white and find your comment highly offensive and embarrassing.

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      • Thank you, you just wish you were us. That’s why you people rape and try to be like us. ha ha ha have a good day. Just to let you know by calling us Nigger is a truly a blessing. you people could not say the word right, so that’s how you came up with nigger. lol

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      • What a coward you are!! , that is all you and your pathetic recessive gene buddies are good for, hanging defensless Black American women and Black American Men who are by themselves, pathetic punk!!

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      • wow it’s interestingthat you said that klinger bcuz a nigger does not mean skin color or one particular race, it actually means a low down for NOTHING scum bum of the earth. now you define a nigger however you choose; however don’t 4get about the niggah that you see when you look in the mirror. I’m sure you do know a lot of your kind DEAD. MY NIGGER

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      • Spoken by someone cowardly hiding behind a computer cloaked in anonymity (or in your case a white sheet). We all know you’d never speak those words to the face of a Black person.

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      • First there are no such thing as Niggers, secondly who really cares what goes on in the head of a man who makes these statements. Whites went over to Africa and stole the natives, brought them over to the United States and under the power of the Government held these people hostages with guns and laws! Forced them to work their land because they were just too damn lazy to do it themselves. White men walked around with ego’s because they held a nation of people hostage. Kept them from earning a living, kept them from educating themselves. Forced a race of people into illiteracy, raped women because they could, killed because they could and all this was due to them thinking that under the eyes of God and Government that this was their right! Yet, their government would send their white soliders to other countries to fight for the freedom of others because the United States claimed to be a country that protected and cherished freedom! Sure you can hold a group of people hostage, murder them, raped them and humiliate them under the flag of government but could you have done that without your government…..Plain and simple the answer is no! People like Klinger are weak in the cognitive process. They need to belive they are superior. People like Klinger are Moronsky’s and have poor sex lives. His wife probably goes around all day wishing he was somoene else because he simply can’t please her. His body is probably soft tissue, he looks a mess and all his has is his simple mind. Let him have it, he won’t ever mean anything to anybody cause he don’t mean a thing to himself

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      • I care. I care what goes on un such a mind is at the root of the behavior documented here. When the antidote to such thoughts is invoked, teenagers will no lomger be shot because of the Pavlovian trigger associated with melaninated skin.

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      • I don’t think this person, Klinger is alone with his thoughts, even in 2014. It is evident with all the killing of our young men. I am a christian woman and I don’t care who is killing our young men white or black, We as black-americans have to get together and stop this madness.

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      • To all the racist white people you are the born from Africans who gave birth to diseaed babies who were sent to the causes mountains,from there you sex with anyone’s father,mother,sister and brother you had no concept of what a family was.You breeded your ownselves with same dirty diseases you carry today. You never bathed. You people are cancer that you gave to the whole world because you raped the world when you crawled out the caves 500 years ago.The world knows when arrived on earth. Humans all over the world know you carries of all diseases.Your contribution planet earth is smallpox,which killed 500 tribes of American Indians and the last contribution is Aids.You are only 5percent of the world populations of people who are of color. One hundred years from know white people Will be knowed as the albinos who tried to destroy the planet earth You have no culture you people raped the world including all the animals. There is no cure for diseases created by white people have which came from dirt, which is today called aids.

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    • my friend is posting history on her fb, ~it has given me more knowledge of our history . I can’t believe how cruel people are an can be, The good heart I have, I don’t think I could of agreed with any of it !! I have seen ~I have met ~I have stood by ~many Black women who I thought were very strong,/ stronger than I, ~and I wanted to be just as strong. / I respect people who give me respect/////not because of skin color/ GOD BLESS THESE SOULS, and I thank God that I wasn’t there to see such EVIL !!

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      • I agree with you Terri, and the only way to learn from the past is to research the history not avoid it….hate is the fuel to the fire and will never cure racism today tomorrow or ever..I thank God that I wasn’t there to witness the evil to… All those who have replied here and choose to live by the sword of their hateful tongue will be judged by God the creator of life enough said.

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      • Why do the haters get all the attention Joe? What about those of us who brought out the fact that in the speech known as the “I Have A Dream” speech Dr. Martin Luther King Jr urged us to “rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force?” Isn’t righteousness mightier than sin?

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    • I could not read it all this time but I have saved this. I was so sad, and heart broken. I do know—-We as people need to WAKE UP.

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    • The Canadian who left the comment on the Trayvon Martin and Zimmerman caase was so true. The Florida justice system STINKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • I didn’t make it through the whole list I couldn’t. To know the reasons behind these women losing their lives is too much for my spirit. We have come a long way in our country but still have so very far to go,we can be better change begins with each of us individually. As sad and hard as this information is to learn our children need to know the truth it’s the only way for us to change as a whole!!

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    • We live in a world where hatred of the original people ,us Africans are the most hated race in the entire history of cruelty.I can only look at our problems and truly say this battle were involved in is more spiritual then color racism.The true propaganda is the hype of racial superiority and not looking at the physical creation of the human.Lack of will and pride has been destroyed by the europeans arabs and many others , they steal our wealth from africa live comfortably while we are enslaved in debt under the name of citizen.

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      • Be aware that color is referred to as melanin. It is a highly complex biopolymer. The current dollar value of that biopolymer is $362.50 a gram. That means an ounce of melanin is worth over $10000. A pound of melanin is worth over $120,000. What you are calling color racism is what we call melanin envy. Some have it in short supply, whereas others produce this very valuable molecule in abundance with effortless ease.

        What is “equality” when melanin is $362.50 a gram?

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  2. Moore’s Ford Memorial Committee, Inc.
    Looking behind tragedy at Moore’s Ford bridge
    Moore’s Ford Bridge Wikipedia entry

    On July 25, 1946, four young African Americans—George & Mae Murray Dorsey and Roger & Dorothy Malcom—were shot hundreds of times by 12 to 15 unmasked white men in broad daylight at the Moore’s Ford bridge spanning the Apalachee River, 60 miles east of Atlanta, Georgia. These killings, for which no one was ever prosecuted, enraged President Harry Truman and led to historic changes, but were quickly forgotten in Oconee and Walton Counties where they occurred. No one was ever brought to justice for the crime.

    In 1991, Clinton Adams, a witness to the murders, told his story to the FBI. Only ten years old at the time, Adams had been on the run for 45 years fearing for his life because of what he saw.

    In 1992, The Atlanta Constitution finally told Adams’ story and the history of the event. Five years later, the Oconee Enterprise, Walton Tribune, and the Athens Daily News retold the story.

    Civil Rights worker Robert Howard of Social Circle, Georgia led four efforts to “do something” about the events at Moore’s ford. Seeds planted by Howard, the Walton County NAACP, and others germinated in the late 1990’s.

    In August 1997, a large biracial group of Georgians formed the Moore’s Ford Committee to commemorate the Dorseys and the Malcolms. They incorporated and acquired non-profit status to boost fund raising and create a permanent, living memorial.

    The Moore’s Ford Memorial Committee is committed to telling the story, honoring the dead, promoting healing and social justice, and creating a living memorial to the victims of this horrible crime.

    Several hundred Georgians searched for the missing graves of the victims. Finding three of four, they worked 25 days to restore two cemetaries. Committee members installed grave monuments inscribed: “May your suffering be redeemed in brotherly Love.” A military service on Memorial Day 1999 honored World War II veteran George Dorsey, killed only nine months after returning from duty in the Pacific.

    Songfest, joint church services and covered dish meals built unity among the group and led to many friendships. An art exhibit to promote social justice and racial healing raised public awareness about the killings.

    The work of the Moore’s Ford Committee has been recognized by local, regional and national groups working toward healing and reconciliation. Local Baha’is gave MFMC a “Race Unity Award.” The Christian Council of Metropolitan Atlanta credited the group for “Outstanding Work in Human Relations.” In 1998 the President’s Initiative on Race named the Moore’s Ford Memorial Committee a “Promising Practice” that other communities might emulate.

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    • I wrote a response to a 2nd Amendment broadcast email. I used factual historic data about the treatment of Africans enslaved. Southern media outlets NEVER did ANY research to confirm or rebuke my writing. Ain’t that a switch. I guess the Freedom of the Press has been flushed to give jobs to lazy pseudo-journalists.

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    • Thanks for the history, without it we would never know our strengths, courage and nor would we be able to hold on to our “FAITH”. Thank You

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    • I’m reading all the responses from this article and think the hatred is still there! nothing has changed. To put right what is wrong is to change the laws yes but change yourselves your minds your attitudes. Great Britain was the main instigator of slavery in the world but they abolished slavery in 1807 and anyone who set foot on English shore was a free person!

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      • It’s not the anger or hatred here Catherine, it is the root anger at the very core of the American psyche. When that is replaced with a genuine love for other humans the problem will become its own cure.

        “We must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force.”
        Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    • In my opinion humans are the most violent creatures on the planet. We are the only ones who kill for reasons other than to eat or self defense. Then again we do not even need to kill in order to eat. Some of the largest creatures on this planet are vegetarians.

      Only humans kill other humans to show that killing is wrong.

      Only humans engage in mass wanton slaughter of the most innocent of their kind for reasons other than love.

      It is possible that a new era is burgeoning among the human race where such behavior will be a thing of the past. Loving ourselves from the inside out and connecting with others who engage in that behavior likewise is a start.

      Martin Luther King, Jr said in his “I Have A Dream Speech” that we must meet physical force with soul force. It is high time we began using soul force again. It was soul force that freed those held captive on plantations when they sang spiritual songs looking forward to a change, not Abraham Lincoln. It was soul force that ended apartheid, abolished Jim Crow, and ended colonialism. When we return to deliberate intentional use of soul force we will be well on our way to ushering in the era when all the generations of humanity can be called blessed.

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      • Please say something constructive. That was ugly. Thanks.

        Thank you, for that beautiful commentary. I agree totally. SOUL FORCE.

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      • CORRECTION: Europeans are the most violent creatures on the planet. Contrary to popular belief, other races DID NOT come from Africans. There is NOT one human race, there are FIVE human races. Each race is distinct and separate from the other. Each race has its own continent. Africans AFRICA, Aborigines (so called “AUSTRALIA”) Indians (the so called “AMERICAS”) Asians ASIA, Europeans EUROPE.

        STOP linking Africans to Europeans. Africans would not tie up a 9 month pregnant white woman by her feet, douse her with gasoline, set her on fire, cut open her stomach, stomp her baby under their feet and then riddle her with bullets. WE ARE NOT THE SAME. WE ARE NOT CONNECTED TO BEASTS.

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      • Males of many species fight to the death for the right to procreate with a female of their species. Some insects kill their males after mating. Some animals kill their young. I am not supporting these actions, just reporting them. Humans have a lot of company in violence.

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      • I find it not only astonishing, but disturbing the number of people who tend to rationalize this irrational behavior by associating it with the behavior of animals. Certainly those who committed these atrocities did no such thing. Undoubtedly, the perpetrators saw themselves as superiors and their “prey” as lesser beings. This paradox reveals a psychological complex the root of which can never be associated with “superiority.”

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    • It amazes me that whites love 2 point out how violent blacks and browns are and yet they r the tru definition ov savagery and violence. Read n tha above accounts sickended and saddendend me. I read 4 @ least twenty min and found myself stop n between each story 2 imagine the fear, anger and confusion that they must have experienced.
      This shud b a mus read 4 ALL.

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    • but that’s not fair. people from every continent kill each other for numerous reasons. it doesn’t mean that whites have a greater or lesser tendency to kill than blacks or asians. what about arabs? what race are they? they’ve killed enough. so have the nazis. so have africans in africa in different african wars.
      what happened during these 400 years of slavery is just disgusting, pure and unimaginable evil, there is no other way to put it. but to say that whites have higher or lesser violent tendencies is not fair either.

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      • Were the Nazis “white?” African wars were part of the last 400 years. Prior to that none of the behavior you irrationally rationalize as being part of what everyone does was not part of the historical record. Whatever is happening on the African continent is the result of colonialism and neocolonialism. In fact most of what you are describing is part of the behavior of the people who used might to make right for the last 400 years, just like when they lynched these women. Those people were white males, its a fact. Debating who did what is not the point of this. It is to raise awareness of the truth which is rising like a planted seed.

        The behavior documented here is the result of the behavior of white males. If being fair was part of the makeup of those who committed these acts, they would have never occurred. Too bad they did not realize their bad acts would reflect negatively on themselves and those who would defend them.

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  3. I am Irish and we have suffered the same outrages,oppressions and genocidal atrocities from occupiers who shared the same sense of superiority as the white population with some exeptions did. The suffering of the black minority resonates strongly with the injustice we feel. The injustice and helpnessness we feel because of this brutality inflicted by a stronger force. We can never redress the situation which existed through any physical or economic revenge. The best that we can do is to never forget the suffering, enshrine the memory of these oppressed people in our hearts and minds and strive to never again let such a situation exist.

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    • I respect you but Irish people were not forcibly removed from Ireland as slaves. They volunteered to come to america. They volunteered to work. 100 Million of your people were not killed in the slave trade and post slavery conditions. Don’t minimize The Black Holocust with what happen to your people. You Irish are a proud people with a land, lanuage, and culture. We had all that stripped from us.

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      • I think the poster above was extending her solidarity with the AA community on our collective past sufferings. I don’t think she was minimizing what happened to us *at all*.

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      • A little history for you The One, look it up. “The Irish slave trade began when James II sold 30,000 Irish prisoners as slaves to the New World. His Proclamation of 1625 required Irish political prisoners be sent overseas and sold to English settlers in the West Indies.” Google “Irish Slaves” and you’ll have plenty to read about Irish slaves.

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    • Joey Joey Joey Joey Joey!!!!

      It’s not the same…We had our names removed from us!!! You were from Ireland…you still have your identity…you still have a family name that you can connect to in Ireland!!! It is not just “injustice” but a process of deliberate and intentional dehumanization!!! The 1850 and 1860 United States census’ deliberately left out the names of our ancestors so that they would not be seen as human. What experience did your people have which was intended to conceal their humanity?

      It is truly unfortunate that the Irish experienced the oppression you mentioned. However, to suggest it was the same as that of African Americans ignores the work of Joel Ignatiev in his book “How the Irish Became White.” You might want to consider getting a history lesson from it. The idea you have about a shared experience of oppression is diametrically opposed to the truth.

      http://books.google.com/books?id=w7ztAAAAMAAJ&dq=editions:pdF54OQuZWsC

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      • And yet blacked marched down America’s streets DEMANDING INTEGRATION into white male society?! Only blacks in all of human history have claimed – with the threat of extreme violence – that another people were the source of their very freedom, dignity, human progress and even their MANHOOD. Bottom line, blacks want to guilt trip white people and in so doing claim white people OWE THEM MONEY.

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      • No nationality or hate for one nation of people compares to the black holocaust, we are talking about genecide of an entire race. Stripped of identity and not even told the truth of who black americans really are; which we are not African American, just because our people where found in the continent of Africa amongst other similar colored people doesn’t make us African. We are children of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and the curses of the bible in Deuteronomy 28:15-68 explains why we as a people were and are still oppressed.

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      • it,s deeper than even that al the worlds history is based on afican heritage all if you look any where you will find us but not just amirica but the whole world has tried to erase us from history. the moors taught an showed all of europe how to read an write . watch the documentary hidden colors

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      • I regret slavery and it’s aftermath and I certainly do not believe that the atrocities committed against the black community should be forgotten. However, the greatest genocide the world has ever known was perpetrated against Native Americans.

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    • I will reply on my own behalf, as an African american woman and say to Joey Thank you for your words of empathy and compassion. No, your people did not go through the exact SAME atrocities mine did, but I did finally read the history of the famine in your country and what led to it, the deliberate starvation at the hands of the English, how so many of you died and starved throughout the winters, so I know where you are coming from. There is a story of dozens of Irish men who while working on a railroad line in Pensylvania, fell ill and were not just left to die but buried in a mass grave, forgotten for decades before a few felt their ghosts so keenly, kept digging and helped bring them some peace. Inhumanity is inhumanity, whether for a hundred years or a day. Wish people would remember that…while struggling to remember.

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      • LaDonna is correct in saying the atrocities were not exactly the same. The time line was different, and the Irish, although enslaved, were slowly assimilated into the western culture. Africans are still fighting that battle. Comparing the oppression of the Irish to that of Africans has limits. Both cultures were enslaved. Both cultures worked as slaves on sugar and indigo plantations in The West Indies and Brazil. Today, there are more Irish in Montserrat than Africans. The tropical climate was fatal to many Irish slaves, Africans being physically better suited to work in a hot environment. Sending Irish slaves to the Indies started in the reign of Elizabeth I, and continued through the Stuarts. The rebellion of 1641 saw the population of Ireland reduced by about 35% with war casualties, sickness and exile into slavery. Oliver Cromwell financed his war by getting English ‘adventurers’ to lend money to be repaid by taking ownership of Irish land. Sending Irish slaves abroad ended in the 18th century but Africans continued to be enslaved. well into the 19th century. A better comparison would be between the Irish and the indigenous peoples of the Americas. They were both displaced by English colonists being ‘planted on their land. But then, almost every European nation planted people on African land. All in all, Africans remain the most oppressed culture to this day. Man’s inhumanity to fellow men continues!

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    • Africians was the became a minority in the last 40 years we was the most populated I wounder how that happened the most powerful nation on earth was brought to there nees, but if u look at history every great nation al ways fall now its the white people turn in due time the usa will fall this is babaloyn the great hoe whom every nation sleep with I cant wait till it falls

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    • I am black and scottish with an english surname but I am aware of the suffering of ireland under English rule. Suffering is suffering and it is equal don’t ever think that one atrocity bears more sadness than another! Irish blood, black, blood, jewish blood, indian blood is still blood! When you say the suffering of the irish is not like ours you are saying the same thing oppressors say that we are not equal research before you speak yes we have suffered but so have others respect that as we ask for respect…and read a little more.

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  4. The known lynchings and murder of our people are the results of published reports written by the more honest of white peoples with exceptions of course. Many of the documented photographs of victims were taken by participants in their murder. I’ve personally taken interest in this ugly chapter of our history because my great grandparents fled South Carolina in the 1920s as a consequence of Ku Klux Klan terrorist activities. There was a holocaust in this country long before the Jewish holocaust in Eastern and Western Europe. In fact, Hitler acquired his genocidal ideas from the example of white America’s treatment of our people. It’s unfortunate that many whites don’t want to confront this. And it is even more unfortunate that many of our people who witnessed these activities perpetrated against family members and friends failed in their duty to tell their story to their descendants. My great grandparents told me some of their story and I am telling it to my sons.

    “Each one teach one.” – Gill Scott Heron

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  5. I am planning on publishing a book with as many pictures of hangings I can locate. Yhis book will be about slavery, Lynching, Grand-father clause, Jom Crow and the chain gang. The LORD gave me to kow that the number one weapon against the white man is exposing his evil diabolicalways which are prevalent today.
    Is it possible to use some of the information I saw here?
    I truly Appreciate everything.
    The Prophet

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  6. Thank you for your kind considerations, There is much to be done in a very short time. The lesson we must learn and that how to love and appreciate one another and to do these things, we have to get Willy Lynch out of our conscious minds starting immediately.
    May GOD continue to bless and keep you safe is my prayeer

    The Prophet

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    • “Willie Lynch” is a FICTIONAL character. I wish people would stop mentioning him and/or the “Willie Lynch Letter”.

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      • Even if Willie Lynch is a fictional character, the Willie Lynch letter is an accurate portrayal of the human condition. Just as Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince” sets out a political philosophy, the Willie Lynch letter describes social philosophy which has been applied for at least three hundred years. WHOEVER wrote the “Willie Lynch Letter” was clear as to the use of a divide and conquer strategy for social control. As a side note, the Willie Lynch Letter states:

        “IT WILL CONTROL THE SLAVES FOR AT LEAST 300 HUNDREDS YEARS…”

        Three Hundred years since 1712 will end in 2012.

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  7. I am Puertorican, and hold black people in the US close to my heart. However, do our young men and women hold themselves close? I ask because black on black crime in america far exceeds any other crime. So much blacks suffered and the young forget. you are right; who they hold as heroes are not. Most black heroes are already dead. and even though we have a black president, I wonder how much is he manipulated in his presidency and does he have a real plan for us all?.Your work is incredible an deeply appreciated. All those innocents that died I am sure now have mansions in heaven and God has not forgotten them. thank you…

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      • Wow its a shame that all our people went and r going thru is only made worst by our behavior. We r killing ourselves over less than some of these poor souls. Thx 4 the wake up I needed this to motivate me to encourage my kids to get this kind of knowledge.

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      • Now black people installed in positions of power use the same ‘Willie Lynch’ ideologies, I am regularly assaulted by light skinned black women. Black female professors have sexually harassed then lied on me. All thi because I don’t find them attractive, I actually like darker skinned women, it is just my preference as a dark black man. The light skinned obese black women team up with the fecalphiliacs to disparage, and disenfranchise me. Truly I just don’t like loud mouthed ignorant people period, the light skinned black women are just plain trifling.

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    • “However, do our young men and women hold themselves close?” C Jones, now THAT is the 400 year old question! You made great points in that single statement and as a Black man it is hard to see WHAT the youth values to be honest. We learned to aspire to have a better standard of living but we haven’t evolved into understanding that it is not taken by the use of a gun or drugs it is earned by hard work and sacrifice! The younger men and women who have earned a little money has taken it an used it to flaunt their wealth in BS like clothes, jewelry and cars and meanwhile their bank account is depleting because they are not well informed enough to take money and make money. I could go on for days but the truth is if one does not do something to help then they are just as guilty of the issue. Anyone can complain and Monday morning quarterback so I try talking to the young men that I come into contact with to give them another way to look at themselves. I say without hesitation, it is a challenge because most of our youth is being given their values by the entertainment industry. The RIDICULOUS OVER exaggeration of the SAG in their pant’s, the excessive jewelry and the like. I like rap just as much as the next but the difference is that even as a youth I knew where rap STOPPED and real life BEGAN and that is what is missing from our youth today COMMON SENSE! They want to believe that if they sell drugs like T.I. or Jay-Z then they will be where these guys are NOW but what they forget is that MOST end up dead, in jail or maimed by the very game that was glorified in the songs. Or they become killers becasue they want to believe they are some Mafiosi, not realizing that ONE, the Italian mafia doesn’t care for Blacks and TWO, killing just because will land you in jail or the the Electric chair!! No matter what race the youth comes from as a WHOLE their focus needs to be RE-focused and they need to know how important they are to our future, if not we are doomed to chaos! Lastly “However, do our young men and women hold themselves close?” C Jones I dunno, ALL we can do is pray they wake up and we as adults have to help!

      Blessings be upon you

      Troy

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    • Many Black people have a loving place for Puertoricans in their hearts too. Let’s not American racism pull apart our “ancestral glue”. Love to my brothers and sisters who share our African ancestry in the Americas.

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    • The highest amount of violent crimes is by caucasians against asians, latinos and blacks please read and research before you say things that are not actually facts…google it if you like also they lead in violent sexual crimes. anyway, I hope all learn and are blessed.

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  8. I cannot not breathe at the horror these women suffered, I have not words write now becausing I am experiencing profound grief.
    These stories are unconcievable and yet I have heard them before various ones but not in such volumn,and not having so many females as victims. Please let me compose myself and I will return…I was prompted to google stories like this after reading “Memory of me in Tree” by RCofer or Rscofer I saw two spellings. On a Publishing website that I too publish on. She was raped, and her boyfriend was murdered, she became inpregnated and when the local white boys who raped her saw she was carrying the child they hung her along with their fathers help and cut the unborn baby from her belly and stepped on it
    I had never heard this story and was compelled to find out what else I did not know.

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  9. I was looking up the song “Strange Fruit” and found a photo of Laura Nelson. A search of her name lead me to this site. As horrible as it may be, I thank you for sharing these women’s stories.

    It is an ugly, ugly part of our history, but it is something we cannot gloss over. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

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    • Rachel, i am a Ghanaian and just visited the site strange fruit. my heart is down and weeping. As an african, i wonder why the world sees as nothing but beasts with no intelligence. but in it all i see envy on the part of our oppressors, we have survived more than any other race no matter what. I think i visit to the Cape coast, elmina castle in Ghana will shed more light on the resiliency of the Black man, you can email me on quachaf@yahoo.co.uk if you want more on the slave castles in Ghana.bye

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  10. I found this site by accident…I am setting here right now in so many tears…my god…why did these white people get away with all of these murders?? I am in shock about what they did to the pregnant women….my god what kind of people…I really don’t have any words to explain. All I can say is…oh my god…Heavenly father WHY?? The terrible thing about all of these stories is all of these African Americans was innocent and died so very badly. Just because they were black people. It’s so sad.

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  11. “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth”. For those that do not understand that. Simply put, the generations of terrorism from whites against blacks all over the world will eventually end and it is my strong conviction that they,(whites) wil see the end of their race..The black man will rise to power in politics, finance, socio-economics and the white man will perish from all of humanity.

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    • Nearli:
      They are already seeing it. Years ago, an old friend sent me a secret email disseminated to a bunch of white Senators about “The Browning of America” My friend remembered my farewell speech in the office when I left about being part of the solution and no longer the problem and thought the email would benefit me in the longrun in my quest to make the world a better place for ALL people. If you recall, O’Reilly was on a tear at one point about rappers and Mexicans. I’d heard white males whining about how black & Mexican men were taking their women. I would tell them, ‘women wanted strong secure men, not men that needed to overthrow or take what they wanted because they felt smaller.’ Thomas Jefferson, the great author of the Constitution and pedophile, whom they always throw in our faces, predicted this very thing in his memoirs about whites and that blacks will eventually rise and go back to being the people of the utopia they were kidnapped from. He saw it before he wrote the 3 & 1/3rd rule and in his declining years, began to speak out about it.

      Fast forward 400+ years and we once again have a black President. Our governing body has done everything in their power to ensure he fails so they can keep telling the world “white is right” and blacks are incapable of doing anything good. But, the world now sees. We don’t get a lot of the reports about the violence committed against white American citizens abroad in our mainstream media. And we won’t. But, the world is seeing and our global brothers and sisters have grown tired of one race thinking they can just take. You are right. The meek shall and will inherit the earth. I teach my students we can forgive, but we must NEVER forget. I hope I’m alive when it happens. I will dance through the streets naked.

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      • Giselle,
        Could you provide us with the details regarding Jefferson’s prediction. 400+ years later and you have a 1/2 Black President.

        If this posting does not dissuade you and others away from violence I might suggest for you consideration:

        “The I Have A Dream Speech.” Particularly the part where he mentions “rising to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force.”

        The 1838 Boston Peace Declaration, and last but not least

        The Kingdom of God is Within You by Leo Tolstoy.

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  12. Nearli, I can completely understand why you would hope that about the white man especially after reading the terrible things above that the white man has done to the innocent black man, but please keep in mind that there are some white men (and women) out there who have always believed that the white man and the black man (and the yellow man, and the red man) were created equal and have always deserved to be treated as so. Unfortunately I believe that there will always be terrorism by one section of one group against another group, but that doesn’t mean that all of the group that those terrorists belong to feel and do the same.

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    • Thank you Rachel, I am a white person and feel revolted, furious, and nauseated by what I read was perpetrated by ignorant, hate-intoxicated white people. I beg everyone to please, please resist the seemingly overwhelming temptation to confront this literally demonized behavior with a generalized hatred for anyone who by a fluke of genetics happens to have been born with white skin. I am a white person who lives in a predominantly black neighborhood and consider my neighbors practically my family. We share each others yards, homes, and tables. Currently I have lost my job – and my black neighbors have said were I to lose my home they would gladly take me in. And I feel strongly the same way about them. I can imagine in history a time of “reverse hatred” having a mob break into my house dragging me out to be burned alive or thrown over a bridge just because I happened to be a white person at the wrong place and wrong time. I read on this website comments made of desired genocide of “the white race.” This is exactly what we as human beings always do. One oppressor is taken down – to be replaced by another oppressor. The problem isn’t having white skin, the problem is intolerance, hatred, stupidity, evil, blindness, and cruelty. I hope all of us as brothers and sisters in the human race can aggressively unite as a family to defeat those malignant traits – but defeat and replace them with affirmation, love, intelligence, goodness, vision and compassion not repeat the same grave evils ourselves. And, I would add that not just “some” white people now affirm black people – but now, by the grace of God, the vast majority do. I still hear some white morons spouting racist poison – but they are generally viewed by MOST white people as dangerous fools.

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      • Thank you Ken for your statements! I am a white female and I, too, am revolted and disgusted by the crimes committed against the black race in our American history. I believe it comes down to fear. I think the criminals who did these senseless, inhuman acts were terrified of the changes that were coming at that time in our history. I believe it comes down to ignorance. Ignorance in not being able to see a bigger picture than outside of your small window. There were many men in our history with such vision and moral fortitude that they could see a future of brotherhood of all men and women, of Americans, not dependent upon the color of skin. Martin Luther King could clearly see the day coming when we would be joined together as a human race and he fought for it because he knew our salvation depended on it. Why do we let history keep repeating itself? These things happened to the American Indians as well. Have we as a Nation, as individuals not risen above it? I would fight to protect anyone regardless of the color of their skin, if i saw them being abused in any way. I worry about our humanity. Everyday in the news we have reports of blacks killing blacks in gang crime, drive by shootings, etc and whites killing whites in school shootings and drug wars. Whites and blacks alike prostituting women and children in the sex slave trade that is becoming a menacing threat to us all. Where does it end? Hatred for our fellow man is still alive and living in America and all it takes is 1 hour spent watching the news to know that. We need to start teaching our children about love and honor for ourselves and for each other, teaching about accountability and responsibility because we have the past to look back on and learn from and use as a tool for teaching the next generation and the next how to be better humans than those that came before us.

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    • Thank you, Rachel. I am white, African American and Native American. I am so proud of my heritage, my wonderful African and Native American ancestors, and yes even the white parts of me. I still struggle with these issues, though. Why were the whites so cruel? Why were the Blacks treated like animals? Why do some people despise other cultures? I could not lay a finger in anger against a mouse, and I know there are many like me. It is unfathomable to even imagine such heinous treatment of any fellow human being, much less a pregnant woman. But sadly, it happened. This is a sick part of American history that needs to be told, and taught in schools. May we never forget…

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  13. I will never let myself forget the injustices to my race of people…no words can describe how I feel..I do not like to go down south, I never feel comfortable the whole time I am there and I am always afraid I am not safe…all my life I have felt my ancestors pain and have endured some of my own. I pray that one day all of the pain will end.

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  14. I remember seeing someone wear a sign that said “we have overcame” when Obama was elected in office. They just don’t know do they. We have not overcame injustice and hate. It is horrendous what was done to our people, and you are all right – these women and men on this site are our true heros, meanwhile there’s a lost generation out there who believes that beyonce and rihanna are great black american heros. they don’t know the half of it. we must never forget our past…never.

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    • These women experienced the self-hatred internalized by those who desperately need to learn the power of the human spirit. These women are martyrs in the movement to redeem humanity from such a narrow view. The human mind is broadening to the overwhelming power justice and love have to transform hearts and minds. Knowledge of the inhumane behavior these women experienced helps us to expand our minds. Awareness of these errors help us to learn what not to do.

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  15. When I read what happened to my sisters and brothers it hurt me to my heart. Why? Why would you kill someone for no reason at all? Let me tell you something. White people, when things start happening in your family, like a baby dies or someone young is killed, it might not be nothing you did but something your great great grandparents did. The black slaves prayed and a curse will be put on all of your seeds may each and every one of them suffer and their children and their childrens children shall suffer may they all burn in hell.

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  16. I feel that (insecure)White people have always looked at Blacks as a threat. We are strong people who have endured a lot, even after the lynchings and the demeaning ways blacks have been threated we have bounced back, and are now moving foward. We have our first Black President of the United States of America. (who would have ever thought). There will always be people that want to put you down, and make you feel less then who you are or who you want to be, even your own people. Just remember only the strong survive, and we have come a long way to get were we are today. Don’t leave it up to others to teach our children how to be respectful Young Afican Americans you teach them. Make them pull up there pants when you see them with their pants below their behinds. Teach them to walk like a man. People who are threatened by us love it when the children of our future acts in this manor. Because they know that there will be no future for us if they continue to act in this manor.

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    • I hope you are wrong. I hope that some day soon insecure people regardless of complexion will cease their insecurities. They will see the value of liftin others. They will be secure in the fact that when I rise you rise. They will come to know that I am because we are and we are because I am. Then we as the human race will become stronger as a result and no longer see strong people as a threat.

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    • Cathy,
      the USA offers Hope and despair, on my first visit to the USA and NYC in particular, i was marveled (compared to my country Ghana). i asked a lot of question like who dug these tunnels and they say Black people some 100 years ago. wow black strength but,the family system is broken,each for himself and seeking power not to influence decision but to kill and subdue other black men. here in Ghana, i can confidently say our social values in the reason why we have low crime rate, suicide, gangsterism despite our poverty etc. its simple, when i see a kid do wrong i can administer punishment and tell the mom later, we teach our kids to respect strangers because they may be a strangers someday. Black men need to stand up and get close to their kids. teach them to respect and share the values of our ancestors who endured the lash of the whip so they can have a better future..our women the least said the better

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  17. Greetings was referred to this site by way of a FB friend. He passed along this link on a thread discussing the book The New Jim Crow. TNJC focuses on the government conspiracy to control black men through incarceration. kzs

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  18. I am a member of NCOBRA (National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in america). This is another reason why reparations are due. A friend forward this information to me by email. I am in Colfax, Louisiana and just in my small town in 1873 ,there was a massacre of over 150 black men and iam sure there were many lynchings.

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  19. A friend sent me this information. Years ago I read “100 Years of Lynching” but the documentation contained in this website is moving to say the least. I remember hearing stories about things happening to our sisters like Mary Turner, but putting a name on the incident with dates and actual facts makes it more personal. I have a geat love and respect for Black Women, and it is because of the strength of our women like Mary Turner I am here today. We must teach our young brother and sisters about our past to elevate their minds and then their pants will automatically come up.

    As Salaam Alaikum
    Hotep
    Peace

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  20. Thanks alot for the useful information you have here. I’m from Kenya and i’ve been researching alot on African Americans tribulations in the USA. What i believe is that all of this suffering will not be in vain because history will harshly judge those who were involved and condoned such gruesome acts on halpless persons.

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  21. Thanks alot for sharing these stories. I read “At the Hands of Persons Unknown” and found myself really drawn to these stories- obsessed with them. I find that mob mentality, the ideas behind them, and people’s ability to inflict such horror on another human race to be extremely interesting. I question whether these atrocities curse an entire nation. Is there a place in heaven for those who took an active part in lynchings- reading that most considered themselves to be carrying out God’s work? Looking at photographs of these events, you can’t help but believe these people live as ghosts among us. So many questions.

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  22. Than you for the information:

    I was born in East Texas, Kilgore Texas In a Black settlement called Shiloh The only
    place Blacks could own a business was a 1/4 mile area called Cedar Top. All of the towns
    around this area (known as THE BIG THICKET ) year round is swamped with multiple growth
    of all types of trees. Me and my cousin Peter 10 years old, and me 9 could see old ropes hanging from tree limb and horse hove and tire tracks deeply embedded in the ground when the soil was wet.
    I ask my grandfather what the ropes were for, but he would always change the subject.
    but my Aunt Ira told me the truth. she said you need to know for your own protection STAY AWAY FROM WHITE FOLKS! I did just that I am now 73 years old I would never live in Texas again.

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  23. It’s obvious by the hatred toward whites that this was written by blacks. Has anyone documented the physical attacks, murders, assaults, etc. done by blacks against whites? There have been far more black on white abuse after 1950 than was ever done to blacks. Endless cases of white women being raped and killed. White insecurity? Hardly; rather natural white fear of a race that has literally slummed most of the world. Why, in every country in the world do blacks fill every jail? Poverty of assets? or poverty of a basic core of goodness. Wolves never hesitate when they have a numerical advantage.

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    • It is not the people…it is their BEHAVIOR!!!

      “Why touch upon such themes?” perhaps some friend
      May ask, incredulous; “and to what good end?
      Why drag into the light of day
      The errors of an age long passed away?”
      I answer: “For the lesson that they teach:
      The tolerance of opinion and of speech.”

      —Longfellow

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    • @J Lee You ignoramus!! Clearly you have zero knowledge of World History,not even American History,or you wouldn’t be spewing such ahistorical foolishness! 400+ years of death and destruction by whites in the western hemisphere,starting with the transatlantic trade in Africans and the destruction of indigenous populations in the caribbean,where a minimum of 100 million people perished during Europe’s barbaric, inhumane treatment of Indigenous people’s all over the globe! You left your desolate,decaying lands in Europe,using a concept created by sick,demented clergymen called Manifest Destiny,believing that you were chosen by God to rule over lesser breeds! You traveled the known world,raping,pillaging,murdering and stealing all that you can! Human and mineral resources were all the same to you. Blacks could never catch up to the murderous history of Europe and it’s descendants. Yes,ALL people have a criminal element in their communities that commit crimes,but since Blacks and Whites are virtually segregated in America,you Klan,Nazi,Neo-Nazi types need to stop fabricating this lie of enormous amounts of white women being raped and murdered by Black men. Show me anytime in American History,mobs of Black people,men women and children,attending a townwide gathering of lynching,mutilating and castrating whites,of murdering pregnant women and ripping the unborn child from the womb and crushing it’s head under boot! You should be ashamed of the skin you’re in for believing such idiocy!

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      • Don’t waste your breath trying to educate him, or anyone like him, let’s keep our thoughts to ourselves and those who agree with us. By being more covert everyone gets what they want.They will not have to hear the negroes play the “race card”, and the negroes will be able to keep their thoughts, plans and ideas hidden from the caucasians. Much more can be accomplished with covert actions.

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    • J Lee you are a racist dog and for the record, your race fills the prisons and welfare lines like anyone else. Your disgusting, inhuman and from your additude it wouldn’t shock me if you had several ancestors who carried a rope as well. You have no business commenting on this site and as far as I am concerned no business breathing either. Your people are barbari, savage monsters and need to be dealt with as such.

      The reign of white terror will come to an end.

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      • Bo,
        What did you think of the content of the article? I hope you will not allow those like J Lee and their ilk distract you from the purpose of this site. If you could take the time and reflect on how this information affected you we would appreciate it.

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      • Wow!, I’m a white person, and I agree with you, that guy is an a** hole. But we are not all like that. People are people and bad people will justify their behavior any way they can. Also remember, on all sites there are trollish people putting forth bad and ignorant ideas. That man might just be trying to “get your goat” for fun.

        I have a Jewish friend who will tell groups of people that the Holocaust never happened and that he is a big fan of Hitler. Usually we are at a club and, of course everyone gets pissed off and yells back at him. But if you look at him, you can detect a slight smile and see that he is just doing it because he likes to see people get fired up. To me, he is ridiculous when he says that, so I don’t take it seriously. That white troll might be trying to do that to you.

        And don’t think that just because you get rid of white people, you will have it made. There’s lots of people in Africa who have been mistreated by crazy black leaders (Last King of Scotland). Unfortunately, criminal insanity comes in all colors. Its just that over here, the ones in control happen to be mostly white. Read George Orwell’s Animal Farm.

        Its best to follow Dr. Martin Luther King’s teachings and try to create value for everyone. No one benefits from the mistreatment of anyone. We should all try to be an Instrument of Peace.

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    • J Lee, so full of prejudice and probably hatred, calling people “wolves,” your eyes can’t see over the bile backed up in your system. The so-called criminal “justice” systems historically, everywhere, target the most vulnerable. In the U.S., the three-strikes-you’re-out laws and police racial profiling, plus the emptying out of manufacturing jobs for outsourced slave-wage labor abroad in sweat shops, all mean that African Americans who once could migrate North for union wages are left out of the globalized, downsized economy. Police target African-Americans in their communities, and target them if they show up outside the presumed boundaries. This fills the jails and prisons, starting during the school years. This is not “slumming,” it is The New Jim Crow, which is the title of a recent book documenting the efforts by states and cities in making vast numbers of black people disappear.

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    • You all needed the damn abuse you raped beat n ki black peopl for years. Weather written by blacks or whites this was wrong. You whites are bad enougb to dish out the crap you do but not bad enough to own up to and apologize for your wrong doing.

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  24. Pregare per giorni migliori (italian) Pray for better days. Remember Marvin Gaye “only love can conquer hate” .I experianced the sickness in a very small way down south when I was told my italian blood was not white, my reaction outwardly was no reaction at all .However It started my realization that this country has a problem with race (the U.S.A.). I am currently residing in Brazil and the attitudes on race are totally different. There is no bail or bond here if you are charged with a serious racial crime here. It is in their constitution. This is a much poorer country than the U.S. but workers rights are respected and enforced in “workers courts” The U.S.A. has allowed unregulated capitalism run the show in the past by allowing the sale and ownership of human beings , and at present has caused dire economic consequences for the recreated wage-slave class. This powers that be in the U.S. have allways wanted cheap labor. I would not dare call myself a communist because I want to return eventually to the states but I will call myself a progressive. I believe as the socialists do that the races have been turned against each other for the love of money, and this has got to end . good night ,God bless and thank you for reading this to the end.
    Mike B.

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  25. All people, regardless of the human constructed idea of “race,” are capable of atrocities. Research any genocide throughout history – even today – and you will see people killing people. Learn from the past and apply it to today, not to continue the atrocities, but to stop them.

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  26. I’m currently writing a 7000 word essay on the three Klans’ perceptions of womanhood and found this site very useful for examples of the differences between views of black women and white women. Thank you!

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  27. “Which is worst,he who commits the crime or he who allows it?” I know all these crimes are bad against the Negroes.But,God wasand still is sending baby girls to deliver the negros race.But they are being killed by envious black women. I know because I was rapes,sodomized,my tongue was cut up and burned withcigaretts.My right hand and my feet are filled with nail holes.My feet,legs,
    arms were burned with a iron.But,God healed me and said,”Cryloud show my people their sins.”But dad was a preacher so I could’t!
    I was told to go to the White race because Negroes ain’t ready to err their dirty laundry.Its been over 20 years.There is no where to go in black tv or radio. I have tried. I am the”New Harriet.”I’m writing my 3rd book trying to reach the negrorace.
    I promised God I will free the negroes just like Harriet because she was my Hero he gave me as a guide.We God’s children will help other races gain freedom from within.Log on to my website
    and read about me.With Much Love
    Tina

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  28. When men are lynched it hurts real bad.But,when women and children are victims it hurts far more. The information you posted is so important. Also, it creates a greater love,unity,
    and responability among all races to never allow such a criminal
    system to be accepted.

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  29. I am a 33 year old, white mother of three and teacher to a mixed group of exceptionally brilliant children. ;) Because of the ethnicity represented in my classroom, I have been mindful of teaching all of my students, especially during Black History Month, what I can from well known historic figures like Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr….etc. In doing more research I came across your site and read each account with tears in my eyes. It sickens me that these atrocities were committed, but to think that white women only one hundred years ago, dressed their children in their ‘Sunday best’ to travel to the site where another human being was tortured and murdered…I find this beyond despicable. I have no words, only tears. There’s only so much graphic content I can divulge in the classroom, but I have and will most definitely teach my children the brutality in the history of their country and pray that God would give them the strength and courage to fight for what they’ve been taught is right.

    Thank you for your research. These souls will be remembered.

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    • Thank you for your comment. i hope that you take the time to share with your charges the life of the primary subject for this blog, The Honorable Lady Henrietta Vinton Davis. She was a contemporary of Frederick Douglass. He introduced her in her debut as a Shakespearean actress, elocutionist and dramatic reader. Her story along with those of her era rarely receive mention due them.

      All the best.

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      • Henrietta needs a whole book written about her. I am starting a book about Frederick Douglass, but I especially love biographies of 19th century women. I learned about Frederick Douglass through reading about Victoria Woodhull with whom he ran for presidential office.

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  30. i read this article and it brought me to tears what those women had to go through i mean i had to explain this to my daughter and niece about how they should respect their bodies and dont let these boy or anyone call you out your name and to appreciate life in general. Man this story should be addressed more to the public about what happened to these women and not let their deaths be in vain you know we should make this a bigger story because i will do my part because this should not be happened to no woman black or white you know and especially pregnant. God knows if it wasnt for him this world would be worser than this. so thank you for keeping us inform and keep me updated.

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  31. To hear that a pregnant (Mary Turner was 8 months) woman was hanged then cut open and her baby stompted to death coming into this world, makes me feel like the white man is the devil. I have never heard of anything so horrific in my life. If the shoe was on the other foot I don’t think my people (Black) could ever do anything like that. For all those white men and lying white women who falsely claimed rape and black kids where killed (Emmitt Till) I can assure you are all basting in hell with their father Satan. I hope they burn along with all the generations of their seed. This country was built by Satan, blood, murder, slavery, and the brutal murder of my American Indian brother and sisters. Honestly in my heart of hearts it makes me question God. How could he let babies be murdered. Gotta go starting the tears are falling.

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    • Dear Heart,
      Please forgive us if we caused you any pain in revealing the truth. It is our only intention to make the facts known. We sincerely hope that you will allow yourself to experience forgiveness. Holding grudges against those who engaged in evil does nothing to rid this planet of evil. Resisting evil only encourages evil to persist in the form of an eye for an eye…and then we are all blind.

      Righteousness is mightier than sin. It’s the beginning of the end for tricknowledge.

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  32. In lieu of the ability to post genealogical research to Wikipedia.com, postings for genealogical research are located here. The genealogical research is in regard to the federal population record of Laura Nelson and her family. According to Wikipedia administrator SlimVirgin the records are not primary, only ‘speculative’. However, it is easy to see the relationship between the records and how they substantiate Laura and her family’s life leading up to her and her son’s death and her husband’s incarceration at McAlester.

    Visit below to learn more about the two act play concerning the 1911 lynching.

    http://lauranelsonlynching.weebly.com/ also lauranelsonlynching.com

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    • Thank you for sharing that information. One of the reasons the information on women who have been lynched became important to me is the correlation between those women and Henrietta Vinton Davis. Miss Davis is lying in an unmarked grave like most of the women who were lynched. In my research on Miss Davis the most important question yet to be answered is “where are her relatives.” Likewise, a similar question regarding the women who have been lynched. Again we are grateful for what you have shared with us. All the best.

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  33. I found this site by searching black women who were lynched as a result of a discussion that I had with a friend. He stated that he was not aware of any black women who had been lynched. As a white southern woman educated in the 50’s I was not either, but I have since spent time trying to correct the misperceptions about race and slavery that characterized my early upbringing. I am more surprised that he as a black man did not have this awareness of the horrors perpetuated on the females of his own race. I am shocked and saddened every day that the situation regarding racial and gender equality does not seem to be improving despite the fact that many legal gains have been made in the past. I would point to the correctional system and the welfare system as the instruments that are being currently used to insure that these gains are eradicated. By the way, I work in the welfare system so I have first hand knowledge of the policies which continue to stifle our young people by encouraging their participation in economic slavery.

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    • Carol, I thank you for such honesty and as for the lack of knowledge of your friend… it is not an anomaly. The school systems teaches very little of the true history of America in hope in my opinion of forgetting.

      I don’t think that it is an intentional HIDING per se but a MISEDUCATION if you will for all students. Not just white or black but ALL races of students need to know about how things have been to prevent it’s repetition.

      Ignoring a fact will NOT make it not a fact no matter how ugly, so I feel the school system should embrace the entire history of America and not just what is COMFORTABLE!

      As for the economic slavery of the welfare system, I AGREE. For those that NEED it then so mote it be but have a true assessment of those compared to those that CHOOSE the system over work and make them STAND. However standing will entail education and a trade.

      In either event, as a Black man I feel no SHAME because I may have descended from slaves, only PRIDE because my existence is PROOF that I come from a stock so RESILIENT that not even an institution as cruel as slavery and racism could extinguish my foremothers and forefathers!

      Carol, thank you for your post and many blessing be upon you.

      Troy

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      • Troy, I really like your post but I just wanted to maybe have you see something differently. “I don’t think that it is an intentional HIDING per se but a MISEDUCATION if you will for all students.” The HIDING is intentional. My children went to the same Junior High School I went to. I learned about Medgar Evers and Shirley Chisholm. I voted for Lenora Fulani. My children weren’t taught who these people are and the difference they made. But white children are still taught that Lincoln freed the slaves. And all about the nuances of the Holocaust… The HIDING is intentional.

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      • Additionally, we were not taught the history documented in Dr. Chancellor Williams’ book “The Destruction of Black Civilization.” Dr. Williams’ research assistant was friends with my history teacher and their relationship is documented in a photograph. Despite efforts to “hide” and “miseducate” I received the information Dr. Williams intended to convey. When we simply seek the truth, information makes itself known. That is how you and others found this article. There is no major media outlet seeking to reveal the information found here. That is our job.

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  34. The bitter TRUTH MUST BE HEARD!! No one intends to bring these beloved and honored souls back with bitterness but we must be aware of their sacrifice and educate our young to these realities. I am blown away by the inhumanity and callous manner in which one human can treat another, just a TRAVESTY!

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  35. This was shared on FB.
    Previously I did look for lynching in NC see if any of them were relatives. I hadn’t heard any relatives speak on this unspeakable subject.
    I’m curious to know if there were generational suffering by the whites and their families.

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  36. I know well about the lynchings especially those in Mississippi. My great uncle, John Jackson was lynched, because he had the nerves to do a job whites in Benoit Mississippi felt was only for them. The job of driving what they called road gravers in 1946. Make no mistake about it and don’t fool yourselves, what i see in the attitudes of many whites in Mississippi and other southern states today, leads me to believe, many wouldn’t have a problem doing the same thing again. In fact they are now using their prisons instead. 76% of the incarcerated in Mississippi are Black and they work free.

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  37. As a West Indian i never really understood the racial problem in America . A few days ago i was going through the books in the library at my children’s school and came across this book “100 Years of Lynching” by Ralph Ginzburg. I couldn’t believe the things i was reading.How could people who claim to be civilized do that to another human being? and even taking their bones as trophies? Guilty or not it wasn’t for them to decide and some of the law men , they were just as bad.

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  38. I heard about Laura Nelson in a song by (I think) Woody Guthrie. I understood from the song and comments by the radio presenter (Folk Alley) that her baby was lynched as well.
    Reading things like this makes it difficult to be optomistic about the future of humanity. The really sad thing about these stories is that the perpertraters wwould have all thought of themselves as good people, even those who stomped a baby to death while they laughed and joked and the mother burnt after being soaked in petrol. I guess it is likley that some regreted and felt remorse for what they had done.
    I hope so.

    Peter
    Brisbane, Australia

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    • These horrrific stories of the past are unfortunately nothing new to me. What gives me hope now is that today, none of this would be tolerated! Have u noticed that all the ignorant racist rants have all come from anonomous or aliases? Show yourselves for the dirty uneducated cowards that you all why don’t you?

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  39. It saddens me as o read these horrific stories and just to think it wasn’t that London ago. I am 36 and knew a little about lynching not from school but from my ancestors stories. I always wondered why Sid the white people have so much hate for colored people as I grow and get more knowledge I now know it’s because we are really the chosen people and they are just animals in every sense. In o e story u said blacks just called on Jesus it’s said to say that that white man they call Jesuswas nothing but
    a murderer a rapist and a thief that was who the white man made us believe Jesus looked like oh and a faggot so in calling on that thing they were really calling on satin don’t get me wrong I believe in Jesus but he dam sure don’t look like that man on these pictures they show us but I believe that neither here nor there just needed to get that out there as for the women who were being lunched and the men I pray and hope the there souls left there bodies before insuring any of that pure he’ll and as for those who witnessed it laughed at it thought it was funny believe this they will pay dearly for it and will forever be cursed we may not see it but the ones that they lynched have seen it and will see ther generations of families suffer in ways unamagible. I didn’t know any of those peoples personally but sone wher my ancestors we all relayed at the end of the day and I would like to thank u for sharing this with me because it has made me a different women in more ways than u can think these people will always have a place in my heart I feel like I knew them but whitey better watch out for that sun that’s eating there asses alive now and they ain’t seen nothing yet . U better believe this revolution will be televised. Please black people stand up now is the rime don’t br afraid they can’t do no more to u they are
    being exposed

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  40. Thank you for this information. While I was aware of the numerous lynchings of African-American men, I had no idea that the lynching of African-American women was so wide spread. We as African-Americans have endured a painful history heaped upon us by whites throughout the United States. Lynchings of African Americans, male and female, appeared to be the “order of the day” in numerous communities across this country. We should never forget.

    Buddy Moore

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  41. Searching for knowledge, wisdom, truth and understanding, Those who did the above atrocitrocities are the scum and “criminals” of the earth. Keep posting!

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  42. I was reading about Ho chi minh and the article had at the bottom notes from an article he wrote in france in 1922 about lynching in America, he stated that some victims were women,I searched , then found this article, These stories and the names of those murdered should not be forgotten, as hard to read as they are, I’m gonna encourage my sons and friends to read them, the inhumanity of man to man just beggars belief.
    As an actor I would like to see one of these lives and their abhorrent endings turned into a play, theatre has the power to educate and inform as well as entertain, It’s hard not to be consumed by hatred on reading such brutal accounts,in fact I’m having to work pretty hard at it, but in a way everyone associated with such acts is damaged , including the perpetrators. those who watched, cheered , smiled, gawked, picniced with their families at the site of a lynching, those white people who did not speak out or left justice unserved are just as guilty as those whose rabid hatred made them act in such a way, and they deserve the smaller infinitley poorer shallow lives that they unknowingly live.

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    • We desire to see these names immortalized in some meaningful manner as well. Our proposal involves the reading of names and details as to their untimely demise emphasizing the cowardly nature of the acts perpetrated upon them.

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    • I-thought-I-had-it-hard-that-in-1986-in-NY(Suffolk-County).I-was-jailed-for-three-weeks-on-a-pretext-(criminal-trespass),for-daring-to-marry-a-black-woman.She-is-in-heaven-now.I-live-in-Brazil-at-least-for-now.I-was-told-by-my-brother-in-law-(my-sisters)husband-that-the-USA-has-a-race-problem.From-his-mouth-to-Gods-ears.If-any-of-you-have-a-resentment.Pray-for-those-that-you-resent-Even-if-you-are-only-going-through-the-motions-do-it-any-way.You-will-find-that-after-two-weeks-you-will-come-to-mean-it.Pray-for-their-health-properity-and-happiness.Everythingyou-want-for-yourself-ask-for-them.The-world-will-begin-to-heal-itself-after-a-while.And-remember-all-of-you,each-of-us-white-or-black-or-otherwise-all-are-created-in-Gods-image.God-bless-all-of-you-and-on-behalf-of-anyone-who-has-been-ignorant-to-those-different-than-themselves,-I-apologise-.Mike.Bertolino

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    • If we ignore the past,we run the risk of history repeating itself. The venom and hatred aimed at our first Black President , Barack Obama,and his family are indicative of what right-wing extremists mean when they say they want to “take their country back”

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      • Bill,
        We do not know this part of his story. With a look at the facts, we see these women were in many cases defending their sons, husbands and families. What effect has these types of acts had on our families? How do we counteract the effect of what is listed here if most people are not aware of the burden it is having on them mentally, spiritually and psychically?

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  43. I don’t understand why would a person want to rape a woman and then hang her. This is a sickness, insanity, and being a fool only GOD has the correct punishment for the crimes. If the law passed judgement upon them I don’t think they would understand their crimes because of mental sickness. Why would a man want to have sex with a woman that he considers less than him or an animal does that make any logical sense? Then hang her and cut her unborn child from her stomach then stomp the baby to death were they human what did England cast out from that country pure white puke not considered to be a professional criminal but waste below an earthworm’s rear end.

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  44. White Jesus? I stand with you on all other commentary and believe we as a free society should stay mindful and be reminded of these horrorific atrocities perpetrated on innocents.
    As a nation we should stand united.
    But White Jesus ? He was anything but and your social anger shows through.
    Don’t preclude another race or a Messiah
    Because of rage. How ever just your rage is, it is not justification for the presumptuous judgement of an entire belief.
    You are too intelligent for that

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    • Steve, I may be being a bit nit-picky here but, it is my understanding that Christianity originated in the Middle East and that the practices were quite different from those eventually championed by Rome. In Rome, Jesus was portrayed as being white. From that standpoint I don’t understand your argument with “White Jesus”. Both the symbol and the belief structure did vary quite widely. Despite the efforts of missionaries to create a homogenous, they were not met with complete success.

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  45. All of these people were unarmed women preyed on by the animals while the government sat back and left it. It seems that gun control laws worked well protecting black folks, just like it does today. Some things never change.

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  46. On a summer night in rosewell georgia,as I walked down a dark winding road I felt sumthing come over,me and visions of hangings played. Seein brothers running for their lives, while beeing hunted down. Mind you I’m. From los angeles cali. Years past I could figure out why was my people chosen to be the,slaves out of all nations, and what I found out later was our fore fathers.Broke the laws stautes and commandments, of the mosthigh god.and slavery is our punishment and our enemy will destroy us, every act that is witnessed on your site and more are the curses of the negros. The chosen people of god.the hebrews the jews of the holy bible, they hung christ on a tree, as well so if your guessing he’s black your rite on, he’s from the hebrew tribe of judah as well as all so called african americans. Know thy self and thy enemys. My people in these lastdays as it point to the return of christ these are so wicked times we are living in, much.worst then our forefathers but we have the victory through christ. Its is done. shalom

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  47. I have never seen such crap in all my life. People become slaves because they are inferior and are easily captured. Why blame others for that? The people who became slaves had never invented the wheel. Arabs had made slaves of them for centuries. The Irish, scottish, and all other criminals who escaped justice in their own countries by fleeing to america, as well as all the slaves, had a far better life than they might have expected. Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. Get on with life and thank your lucky stars. Why do american negores have blues while Caribbeans have calypso?

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    • Cassius, all races at some time in their history have had large numbers of their population enslaved.
      And it is also true that all races at some time in their history have been part of a powerful empire.
      This is because the rise and fall of empires is cyclical. The Mongols had the largest and most powerful empire between 1100- 1400 AD – where are they now? The Egyptians – black africans – are the OLDEST empire we presently know of. We have only recently understood HOW they were able to create the pyramids with the resources available. Language is believed to have begun in Africa, and that’s the most useful tool to have.
      We don’t know where the wheel was first utilised; historians think likely Asia – so unless you are of Asian descent – your distant relatives didn’t invent the wheel either! Black peoples captured to work for Europeans did suffer terribly and unfairly – and unfairness continued. I notice that many sites state Africans traded their own peoples to other nations – as though that makes slavery ok. Well Africans did trade their own peoples as slaves. The English have also enslaved peoples within their own kingdom – as have all other empires grown utilising the resources of their own and other countries. The human race is evolving, more countries have a fairer political system now and the option to vote. Abolition of slavery is something that needs to be watched for and fought for – always. It is still present across the globe. The thing is all humans, irrespective of race or religion have the capacity to behave shockingly cruel and think without compassion. It’s within us all. And all peoples also share the capacity to be loving and compassionate. Much of the history of Africa has been lost – recent history (last 500 yrs) and ancient. It is important that the history of Africa is recovered. It is crazy to have people think black heritage begun approx 1700AD – with slavery. There is so much more to discover, learn and understand. Artworks found in central Africa carbon dated from 1400AD rival the finest art pieces from the Renaissance period in Italy. We know Africa had international commercial markets in 1000AD.
      Cassius, you are right in stating it is best to make most of opportunities available to us. The best anyone can do is to be loving, fair, kind to yourself and others. Make the most of your talents – whatever they may be. Know history, be vigilant.

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    • Fortunately, “Cassius”, the foregoing are facts, not crap. A careful analysis will reveal that none of the women mentioned above were slaves or enslaved, therefore slavery and the process of enslavement are of no issue here. Additionally, no one is to blame, we merely seek to have those responsible take responsibility for their actions. Apparently, you take exception to that. So be it. However, where it not for the fact the perpetrators of the acts above outlined as concerned as you seem to be with defending the actions of those who engaged in such brutal, vicious and sadistic behavior we might not be able to tell the stories of these women. Additionally, we have taken the opinion that killers, all killers are cowards. Why you seem intent on defending the acts of such mindless people escapes us. Are you related to any of the fiends who carried out the the acts above? Then why do you identify with them in seeing the acts from their point of view?

      Since you seem to irrationally rationalize the horrific acts by contrasting them with equally inhumane behavior of Arabs “for centuries,” what part of the history before there were Arabs would you use to condemn such behavior? Would it be the centuries or millennia through which the only place on this planet we call earth upright bipedalism was engaged in by only those people who occupied the African continent? Or would it be the centuries through which the only culture cultivated on this planet was the cult of fire, again on the African continent?

      It seems that people who have lost that part of their humanity which allowed them to engage in such barbarity as documented above surely can defend their own heartless acts without any assistance from the likes of you.

      Look a gift horse in the mouth? Get on with life? Exactly how do we do that? We are constantly reminded about the slave masters who founded the United States of America every time a dollar trades hands. Not to mention the endless reiteration that our ancestors were raped and enslaved every time we are requested to identify ourselves by name. There were no names like Stevens, Robinson nor McCoy in Africa. We will not slavishly obey your request to conceal the facts. We will not blind our historical memory and and make ourselves forget what has happened while all around us are those who endlessly refrain “never again” in response to their past injustices. Doing so would only amount to the behavior of those who continue to suffer the effects of “post traumatic slavery syndrome” or “Stockholm syndrome.” That act of silence could only be done to appease those who would allow history to repeat itself.

      Therefore, you must either find another site on the internet more amenable to your tastes or accept the facts as they are presented here.

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  48. Never under-estimate the cruelty and barbaric ways of white ppl. Never turn your back and never blink your eyes. Those who have suffered bought their BS. Stay up, stay alert and stay alive!!!

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  49. I was doing some research for my women’s studies class discussing black female sexuality and it’s history. Found your Site very informative thanks.

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  50. I was researching lynching for a class and saw this as an option after a google search. I’ve always seen pictures with men being lynched, but not women. I’m not surprised though as it didn’t matter if you were a woman or with child, the hatred for African Americans ran deep and continues. Now there is more of an undercurrent…..some have been conditioned to think and believe African Americans are less than and it is with that mindset, old wounds can’t heal. Thanks for sharing this part of history regardless of how awkward or offensive it may be to some. we need to know all aspects of our history; the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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    • That mindset exists in persons who have yet to learn to love themselves. They are riddled with fear. Fear they may in fact be less than. They are projecting their internalized thoughts onto others in hopes it will distract from their true feelings about themselves. The only solution for that mindset is to learn to love themselves, not project an image of someone who is superior. Loving themselves will allow them to accept whatever place in the cosmic flow they have been created to fill, rather than feeling insecure over someone having a place higher than their own.

      Once they learn to love themselves, can they begin to love others.

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  51. Mary Turner lynching (1918) is a proven hoax. Never happened. It ws invented by 24-year-old Walter White when he began work for the NAACP in 1918 (White began work for the NAACP at the Crisis Magazine). Tho overall the Crisis was usually fair-minded, nevertheless, it still catered to an elusive black audience, and, as such, the rules of ethical journalism reporting often took a back seat to the insatiable appetite of the Negro to want black victims of white crimes. And embellishing (lying), since there was no law against the practice, was a favorite tool of the black journalist. There was NO Mary Turner lynching. Not a single legitimate newspaper (white newspaper- New York Times, Chicago Tribune, etc) reported on this incident. I know because I checked their archives. No doubt Walter White was encourage to make up this story by W.E.B Dubious..

    What has been conclusively shown is all the atrocities committee by blacks against innocent white people. The Negro rapist a CONSTANT menace to white people –tho no where near what he was been since forced integration was created in 1964.

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    • The depth to which I am appalled by your comment is to such a degree, there are no words with which to describe it.

      Fortunately, by attempting to engage in the above fraud and deception with your comments, you have actually confirmed the behavior documented here is not proof of an advanced civilization.

      Mary Turner and the others were lynched in May of 1919. The article by the New York Times reporting on the lynching of Mary Turner:

      http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F60F1EFC3D5A11738DDDA90A94DD405B888DF1D3

      Article in the The Spokesman Review based on the Associated Press report of Mary Turner’s Lynching.

      http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=TKZVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jOADAAAAIBAJ&dq=mary%20turner%20lynching&pg=3683%2C4843464

      Walter White did not publish his report in the Crisis until September 1919. Here is a link to his work

      http://books.google.com/books?id=ZVoEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA221&dq=walter%20white%20mary%20turner&pg=PA221#v=onepage&q=walter%20white%20mary%20turner&f=false

      For the record I am humbly grateful for the opportunity to debunk your comments.

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      • Henrietta Vinton Davis, Thank you for providing those links. I stand corrected. A couple of years ago I did check the New York Times archives but found nothing. I also checked Chi. Tribune and nothing. My internet search on the Turner incident also came up with nothing but “claims” of this incident, but nothing substantiating it. I accept your sources as legit. However, I DO NOT believe for one second that Mary Turner had her stomach ripped open and her child came tumbling out. NONSENSE. I also see that you hv failed to acknowledge the part played in this lynching by blacks. How many of the four blacks participated in the murder of the white male, and the attempted murder of his wife, no one will ever know. But the fact remains that ONCE AGAIN we see black provocation – murder of an innocent white person. White people acted according to the times in which they lived. PERIOD. And, ONCE AGAIN, we also see a black person (I assume you’re black) absolutely refusing to give one word of recognition to the white victims. So typical…

        For your edification Henrietta, here are some atrocities that white people faced at the hands of criminal-minded blacks:
        http://theinjusticefile.blogspot.com/2011/03/african-american-atrocities-from-1900.html
        NOTE: drop down to #17 and read my version of this incident

        .Also Henrietta, I include a link.below to show you – and educate you – on the extent of how much white people gave of their time and money to your people in an effort try to help your people achieve a better standard of living. The charity and generosity that white people demonstrated toward your people after 1865 was (still is) unprecedented in human history.
        http://s-leretseh.hubpages.com/hub/The-Unheralted-Charity-of-White-toward-Black-in-America

        White people are not, and never hv been, the pack of demons you and so many other blacks want to make them out to be. Today in America, the color of RACISM and HATE … is black. I know. I’ve been documenting it.

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      • A4J,
        This blog is about Henrietta Vinton Davis. She was a woman who Marcus Garvey called “The Greatest Woman of the Negro (African) Race today as she returned with the first ship of the Black Star Line during its first excursion to the Caribbean. We created this blog to livicate her as she has no marker on her grave. Over time it came to our attention, she in her unmarked grave was the same as Black Women Who Had Been Lynched. Had the treasonous, self-hating, cowardly house negroes who betrayed Marcus Garvey not interfered with his work and the efforts of the UNIA to redeem Africa, whatever you seem determined to seek sympathy for would never have happened.

        A4J what you fail to realize is the Negro and the “House Negro” are not the product of Africa. It is not the product of the African mind. The African mind produced Igbos, Yorubas, Hausas, Akan, Efik, Zulu, Khosa, etc. If the persons you are referring to in your research committed any acts in opposition to the principles of Maat then only the person who created them can take responsibility for their actions. If you are looking for someone to blame, let James Baldwin tell you “Who is the Nigger.”

        Beginning with the 1850 and continuing with the 1860 United States Census the United States government replaced the names of slaves with numbers in the census record. It was legally bound by the United States Congress to eliminate the names of those people psychologically coerced into accepting their lot as slave because, “they might think they are human.” What do you expect to happen A4J? Take away the option of returning to the motherland, deprive a people of all knowledge of self and what do you have? You tell us because all you seem capable of doing is heaping blame on the people Homer referred to as the “blameless Ethiopians.”

        You refuse to acknowledge the efforts of people like George Alexander Hackett and Mary Church Terrell to civilize the people who bombed Rosewood and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Have you no shame? Do you really believe that the incidents you presented are acts committed by people who were thinking for themselves? They could not even name themselves. The process of enslavement was nothing more than a systematic attempt to make men mad in a way never before seen on the face of the planet earth. How much of American history do you intend to deprive yourself?

        What you have documented is the results of reciprocity or as Malcolm X called it “chickens coming home to roost.” For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Deny the first cause all you want. George Clinton tells us, “if you don’t like the cause, don’t produce the effect.” But it is too late for that now isn’t it. Rather than take responsibility for the atrocity imposed, you seek to place blame. Ok go ahead. This is not your audience. You only sought out this website because of fear. Fear that those of us who have emancipated ourselves from anguish of mental slavery enough to document the atrocities against us have not only reached the state of Keyamsha (the awakened) we have done so to the point that we have begun to make Sankofa, and justifiably so. You should be afraid. People like you thought the African in America would have been eliminated long ago. Yet here we are, the survivors of the most brutal, vicious, sadistic, inhumane form of behavior ever visited upon one group of people against another in the history of the human race to have their offspring tell about it.

        If there was anything like civilization in the United States then it should have been imparted to the people whose behavior you so gleefully sully this blog with information regarding. The actions of you and the people who think like you is not evidence of an advanced civilization….and you know it.

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  52. Whilst conducting research on a Family Adventure Novel (Anania Goes To…Africa by EM.EM.Genesis on amazon) about travel and adventure for an Author, I was shocked, upset and disgusted at the level of atrocities and torture heaped upon Black Africans by White Europeans when they forcefully removed Africans from their lands. I couldn’t sleep for weeks. One type of atrocity in particular stuck with me and I’ll never forget where the captain of a ship would kill an African who was trying to escape then would remove the heart and liver of that person and then forcefully feed the raw heart and liver to the other Africans to scare them so that they wouldn’t try to escape. The research was supposed to take me 2 weeks but it took me 2 months because I just couldn’t handle the information. I cried for days. I’m so sorry that these good people had to go through this. Reading through the Novel once the Author published it opened my eyes to a lot of things I didn’t know about Africa. Whilst the book showcased the fun and adventure aspect, it also “tastefully” touched on slavery.

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  53. I was looking for info about a rather obscure black community named Cedartop I saw mentioned in a book I was reading awhile back. Where exactly was it located? This info needs to be passed on so no one forgets.

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  54. American4Justice, I would feel pity for you, were you not so dangerous. I could share personal stories from my OWN childhood, but with your attitude, you would just find a way to dismiss. The emotions from my past are in the past now, and I do not generalize what happened to all Euro-Americans. But…I will fiercely defend and claim my right to my memories of my true personal history, and to the true history of my people.
    Anyway, to the owners of the site, I discovered this, searching for where some of the Euro-Americans in lynching photographs, or undocumented participants in atrocities and their descendants are today. Whenever I look at those photos or think of the murderers of our ancestors, I keep saying–these people are still among us today, and if they did not do some serious repenting, these attitudes have likely been passed on. I did buy one book about a relative of one such person.

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  55. I don’t know why I decided to google a search for black women lynched during early 19th century America. Though I was always fascinated with American history in respect to Black history. But I must admit recieving this information is overwhelming and I will revisit when my nerves can absorb more. Thank you for your reminder-we need more on a continual basis. I will return soon.

    Edward C Tramble III

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  56. I am a student at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities enrolled in The Theology of James Cone class and today is our last day discussing Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree. In preparing for today’s class, I wanted to find information on a pregnant woman who had been lynched in Georgia. I remembered reading about her, but I wanted to refresh myself on the horrific details. From your site, I assume that this woman was Mary Turner. Thank you for providing this history and debunking that her lynching was a hoax.

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  57. I can’t read any more , our children need to know what happened, this bears witness that the white race is the natural born enemy of black people and any one that can read more than five and not agree is more than a slave and worse than our poor black brothers and sisters were than, at least they knew who the enemy was, well guess what its the same enemy today, the time and what must be done every sat or any time log in noi.org GOD WILL AVENGE US FOR THIS EVIL.

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  58. I am a 22yr old black man who was born in 1990, meaning I am not racist bc I never grew up that way. My grandfather was mixed and my mother and her whole family are from Jamaica.

    and before you read my young view points of this horrible American society,  I want u to understand that I am not mad at WHITE AMERICA!  I am mad at white Americas STATE OF MIND TOWARDS ALL BLACK PEOPLE INCLUDING YOUR ELITES!

    I have been on blog sites like craigslist (MOJO OF COLUMBIA, SC RANTS AND RAVES)and see the racism that still exist along with how they treat minorities on jobs. They portrait arabs to be terrorist and blacks to be gang bangers and robbers like Travon Martin.
    Some of what u white people think are true bc black people in your American country have been brainwashed since slavery by your white propaganda.The few smart blacks in history like myself that lived to tell the truth your “Illuminati Elite” has murdered.  Including some of your own whites like JkF, Lincoln e.c.t. they were the few whites that wasnt brainwashed by your white elites CAPITALIST PROPAGANDA protrait and taught to u by MEDIA everyday!

    On the secret societies like eastern stars, KKK, free masons,5% ers know the TRUTH! and the truth is WE ARE all BROTHERS AND SISTERS! Blacks were here first in gods image and whites came after we sinned together. God punished blacks more severly bc we were here FIRST and suppose to be LEADERS for you all! We sinned TOGETHER so he punished you TOO bt less severly! The black race punishment was for too FOREVER BE OPPRESSED!  that’s why even in 2013 your WHITE Elites are still oppressing my POWERFUL PEOPLE in your new for of slavery… called MEDIA PROPAGANDA!  which in turns keeps regular WHITES racist and look down upon there brotherly counter-part. But its up to us blacks to fight back and raise more MLK, MALCOLM X, MARCUS GARVY. Its just hard bc everytime we get a POSITIVE BLACK LEADER they kill him and leaves these pussified rappers and gay actors for our youth to grow up abd copy off the TV.

    Blacks shouldnt continue to be upset bc god ordained these things to happen. Its UP TO US TO REBUILD OUR COMMUNITY AND SHOW THE WORLD HOW STRONG WE ARE TO OVERCOME SUCH 500 YEARS OF OPPRESSION! Whites were slaves too bt they were still treated and considered human beings unlike powerful black race! The first Europeans here were prisoner kicked out of England on the kings mission to help colonize America. even though slavery ended in 1877. It didn’t really ended until 1930 in the south! That’s what the CIVIL WAR was about!  THAT’S LESS THAN 100YRS AGO! HOW COULD WE FORGET!? The south wanted to keep their slaves! !! And young whuye America still kept us oppressed by not hiring us up until the 1980s as a majority!

    The whites got punished by god to have to sun forever hate their skin and they got exiled to the CAUCUS mountains (hence the term Caucasian) and lived in caves becoming the first original “cavemen”   They would get skin cancer b4 they could harvest any plant.  And your white ancestors KNEW THAT so they knew they needed superior BLACKS TO BUILD THEIR COUNTRIES!

    And stop quoting Barack. We don’t give aFUCK about Barack!  Hes a puppet that works for u and your ELITE like the rest of these rappers and actors. And u say 600, 000 slaves??? Ur devils murdered 100s of millions of my powerful people!  We were first here on earth! How could a white man tell a black mans history?? TWO BLACK PEOPLE CAN MAKE A BLE EYED BLONDE HAIR BABY.two white people can never make a child of color or with any of the characteristics that Jesus had!!! In the late 1700 ur people BEEN figured these TRUTHS out and have been driving us to extinction ever since! 

    And u say u saved us by giving us CHRISTIAN salvation..plz!!!

    Ur CATHOLIC CHURCH manipulated our original BIBLE and destroyed books that were too DETAILED to the TRUTH since 1400s. U TURNED OUR RELIGION INTO A “LAY DOWN” RELIGION!  Even though there are clear points in the bible where GOD tells his people to enter cities and kill! U OPPRESSORS made the OPPRESSED scared to revolt and fight back thru scare tactics like hangings and senseless public slaughters of pregnant black slaves!! But NOT FOR LONG BC GOD IS COMING BACK BEFORE U DIE! The white man INTRODUCED RACISM AND SLAVERY. ONLY AN OPPRESSOR CAN INTRODUCE RACISM! Whites were even slaves until they saw the conditions and convinced there kings to use blacks! Whites are HEARTLESS DEVILS!

    We taught ur European kings to stop sleeping with your animals and built ur first barns and castles.  Research the black MOORS and their influence on European culture yourself MOJO THE HOMO! ITS even documented WHITES were first and only race to practice homosexuslity, animal sex, and cannibalism!!!

    and ur government did NOTHING for us in the 60s or throughout HISTORY but pump Heroin into our communities! do ur research and check the stats. .in SC whites take up over 60% of food stamps and grants. We get EIC bc white America will only give us the minimum wage jobs that make us  qualify for it! WHITES TAKE UP OVER 50% STATES WELFARE, THEY JUST USE A DIFFERENT TERM…CALLED DISABILITY! !!! ALL white people deemed to be WHITE trash gets a $1000 disability check every month to sit on there ass! Just ask any white jail bird! Their family continues to collect money on their card as the SIT IN jail…I have white friends to tell u!!! While they leave black poverty to sell there food stamps to keep the lights on and rob thier neighbors which happens to be each other bc whites can move out the “hood” with there $1000 disability. .smh.

    Theres is not GRATITUDE!  Y should we like people like MOJO when MOJO or ur ELITE NEVER gave a fuck about us or the TRUTH!

    SECONDLY blacks are killing blacks a lot more than whites bc we don’t live near you! U white people are murdering our babies EVERYDAY DESTROYIBG our future.  EVERY SMART BLACK man that’s blessed with the knowledge to seek and learn the THE TRUTH could only be outraged!  NOT AT WHITE AMERICA BUT AT YOUR CAPITALIST GOVERNMENT and WHITE ELITES!!!

    YOUR WHITE PEOPLE ARE abducting and raping our children everyday! WHITE PEOPLE STARTED HOMOSEXUALITY AND incest! U ELITES BEEN SOLD THIER SOUL TO THE DEVIL!

    But OUR GOD GAVE urdevil worshipping ELITE the EARTH to be your kingdom until his return…so slavery and our people being brainwashed and  supporting gay rights was suppose to happen like it says in revolations.

    I dare ANY WHITE MAN to youtube/google Dr. Umar Johnson documentary title HIDDEN COLORS!

    Then email me with solutions on how we can fix what ur ancestors started!

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  59. I’m a writer. I was doing online research about “The Silent March of 1917,” when the story of Mary Turner came up. Her story was so heart breaking, I researched to see why, even though I knew nothing could justify her being lynched or her fetus being stomped to death. I arrived here. Thank you. This is the only website that didn’t just recount the atrocity but answered my questions.

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    • To kill before it grew into any kind of power of existence. Whites are so weak in this sense, they stomped on a new born baby. That is the intensity of their irrational and alleged ‘fear’ of blackness. They saw fit to hang an almost due pregnant woman, meaning she was already seen as less than human, what’s one less? After all they’ve taken her husband too? I cannot answer you, but that’s my theory. Hatred and no souls to their being.

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  63. Hi, I was led to this site when I was reading the tragedy that was the murder of Trayvon Martin. So sad. I’m not a racist, I have a lot of friends of different races, but this is just so sad. I strongly believe, after listening to Zimmermans 911 call, that Trayvon was murdered not in cold blood not self defence

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    • Really? In the call did you hear when the dispatcher said not to follow him? Or you just wish to ignore that part? GZ ignored that and followed Trayvon anyway as ‘these punks keep getting away’ He hunted him and killed him when the child fought back. But, whites have gotten away with murder for eons, how would a 17 boy be able to stop that now? #sarcasm

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  64. I read this article in the context of the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman for murdering Trayvon Martin. It was exceedingly painful, but a necessary wake-up call to the backsliding on race that has been occurring in the USA over the last few decades, with the resurgence of racism fuelled by Fox News and the election of a new generation of witless, ignorant Republican congresspeople from the boonies. BTW, it really is not necessary for us, as Blacks, to insist that our sufferings were different from those of others. This is not only a-historical (I doubt most of the Blacks responding on this issue even know what treatment has been meted out to the Irish, the Armenians, the Hmong etc etc). While it is true that none of these peoples were subjected to a slave trade in which they had the status of cargo, of “things”, and not of people, and it is also true that the Irish are no longer de facto slaves, whereas the Black wo-/man remains downtrodden and oppressed, there is surely more to bind us than to separate us. I get somewhat irritated when the first reaction of a Black American to the reference by, say, an Irishman to his own history of atrocities suffered, and what is more, in a spirit of empathy and sharing, is immediately to reject the Irishman’s experience as somehow not relevant. It does not dilute our own history to acknowledge the oppression of others.

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    • “It does not dilute our own history to acknowledge the oppression of others.”

      This is true, however, no race is still being systematically “lynched” at the hands of another race. Blacks learn about the sufferings of people in other countries but other countries aren’t taught about our sufferings. Other races/ethnic group received apologies or reparations or both. Jewish people are still seeing justice done and getting back “stolen” possessions. Black people are told to get over it. Charity begins at home. In a spirit of empathy and sharing, on your part, let me be empathic to my Black people before asking me to be empathic to someone else.

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      • What you have referred to as “lynching” has been documented and presented to world bodies on at least four different occasions as genocide. W.E.B. Dubois presented his argument in an article entitled “An Appeal to the World.” Paul Robeson’s “We Charge Genocide” was submitted to the UN. It was never discussed, nor was it voted upon to charge the USA with Genocide. Malcolm X was in the process of drafting a petition to the UN when he was assassinated. Lastly, Silas Muhammad, son of Elijah Muhammad submitted a petition to the UN, again with silence from that body.

        In other words, other countries are deliberately silent on the subject of genocide against people of African ancestry in the USA. The information to make them aware has been submitted to the UN and its predecessor the League of Nations. Now that you know the nations of the world have decided to ignore our “Appeal to the World,” what will you do? What will you do?

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  65. I found a link to this site through the Not quilty verdict of Mr. Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin trial. I have also read books about lynchings and articles written by Ida B. Wells. It’s just sad that the justice system allows modern day lynching.

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  66. I also found a link to this site through a Guardian article regarding the Trayvon Martin trial. Saddened by the verdict, even more so by the descriptions written above. When humans are capable of such greatness, why do we always sink so low?

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  67. Found via a link on the Guardian website, discussing the trial of George Zimmerman and the death of Trayvon Martin.

    I first read about this topic a few years ago, when I moved in with my fella and found the book ‘100 years of lynching’ on his shelves. At first I couldn’t see the point, till I realised that the stories were real – depicting the horrendous murders of so many innocents.

    This is the first piece I’ve read that focuses exclusively on female victims. It’s fairly stomach turning, especially when children and the unborn are mentioned.

    Living in the UK, it’s hard to believe that this all happened so recently, not yet 100 years ago. Not the violence, sadly that appears to be ever present – but the hatred, the blind wilful mob mentality…that’s truly terrifying to me.

    This is an impressive record and I applaud you for ensuring that those with a will can choose not to forget. We can therefore choose not to repeat the past, to try and improve our present & be brave enough to speak out about the racial backslide (reimmergence of racism) whatever country or continent we live on.

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  69. After years of studying the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, Anti-Belem US, the Abolitionist movement ect…These stories and images still make me ashamed of my European ancestry. How people could be so heartless and evil is beyond me. May the Souls of the guilty burn Eternally. ONE HUMAN RACE

    Justin

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    • Oh, boo-hoo!! Two white kids were killed? Yes, it’s tragic, but can’t come close to what is being discussed here! Take your whining somewhere that people care … the KKK will definitely care!

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  71. How many n1ggers were lynched in all of America’s history?
    Nowhere near enough. If there are any worthless subhuman niggers remaining, then we clearly as a nation have not done our jobs thoroughly enough.
    Let’s get to it, America.

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    • You are a sick individual whoever you are with the initials NH. I suggest that you get on some anti-psychotic medication ASAP because you are also dangerous. What I would suggest you do is go into your nearest black community/”hood” and say exactly what you said her and see if you get out alive. No one would even miss you because that’s the way Karma rolls. I am so glad that there are areas in the US that cowards, racists like you are too afraid to go to and speak your mind because let me tell you, even I, a white woman would be thrilled to beat the s*** out of you, to beat the white right off your face!! But, you wouldn’t would you because you only say those hateful things behind the anonymity of a pseudonym and a computer. You and your clan make the brotherhood of man and love that much more difficult for the rest of the white community who have bi-racial children and who love everyone regardless of colour. You are the scum of the earth!!

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  72. I have of course known about these atrocities since I was young, but still, in my old age, each time I read about them, I shudder and cry as i read with anger and outrage at the absolute barbaric inhumanity of such senseless acts of violence. Not only by the perpetrators, but also by those who clearly were enjoying their roles as observers and photographers. Yet these barbaric people thought of black people, red people, yellow people and brown people as less than human. How were we less than human, when they, these white people, who fooled themselves as they called themselves “God-fearing”, thought of themselves as human because they were allegedly Christian? What gave them the right to think this way? Yes, they built big ships, and in those ships they sent great armies that conquered both the known and the unknown lands, and held them for some time, while they raped and pillaged and stole every thing that they could. Did that make them human? They enslaved every population that they came into contact with, but found most of them to be poor slaves overall, except for the black slave, from whom the white man could get a significant amount of labor if he beat him often enough. Did that make them human? And they spread the Word of their God around the world, so that Christianity became the dominant religion on the earth, though deeply divided by multiple sects, and in constant conflict with the other major religions on earth. Did that make them human? And they fought and battled almost to extinction both the First Nations people of North America, whom they variously call “Indians” or “Native Americans”; and also the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. Did the near genocide of these two groups of people make white people human? I would have to conclude that this evidence, and much, much more besides, brings me to the conclusion that they have acted as less than human for most of human history, right up through to the history of Hitler and even beyond. As you can see the response above under the title “Hate Niggers”, this disease called “racism runs very deep within Caucasians, and is the underlying disease that leads to their inhumanity. I cry and sob every time I read these stories about lynching and murder done to innocent black men and women in the south during those terrible days, but that still continues today. Witness our recent murder and trial in Florida, when a sub-human named Zimmerman was found to be “not guilty” after killing a young black man whom he clearly murdered in Florida for no apparent reason other than that he was black. But these stories must be told, and I thank you for publishing it for us to read. Our history, all of our history, about all of our people, REGARDLESS of what shade or color they may be, should be portrayed for the young of America to know about. And let them decide what to do about that history in their future.

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  73. Wow. This information needs to be shared and known. Wow. I’m shaking just reading these reports. Horrible. I’m also shaken by some of the responses here! It is unfathomable to me that people think in such hateful ways! I know racism is still unfortunately very alive and well, but I just don’t get these wastes of oxygen! May there be a just God in heaven who will punish the haters “replying” herein as well as the ones who did the lynchings, and may their punishment be severe and harsh!

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  74. Why do WHITE TRASH always worm their way on discussions black people are having? I don’t get it…if you HATE us so much, leave us the hell alone! I am sick and tired of you trolls invading everywhere we are! To say that an unarmed woman deserves to be ravaged and hung simply because she is black, is the reason this country is in such dire racial straits. YOU are nothing but a beast filled with self hate and ignorance! Self hate because if you REALLY loved/liked yourself, you would not say such things. This shows nothing but self loathing and you know why!

    And, if your ONLY claim to fame in your life is being white, you have had a sorry ass life!! Being white is NOTHING, as you clearly show! Too bad it wasn’t your ugly, white ass hanging from a tree to help clean up the planet!!

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  76. I found your site because I was just doing research on Mrs. Turner. I really appreciate that you are bringing knowledge of our past. A lot of people, not just whites, look passed these stories in a false attempt to move on. I will never forget or allow my children to forget the horrible injustices that our people has faced. Thank you

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  77. I always suspected this happened and am not surprised. How could Black women escape what was being done to Black men? I sent the link to my mother, who is 77 years old, did her undergraduate work at Tuskegee University, an HBCU, in the mid-50s and she is stunned. She said she never, ever heard about this until now. I found your blog via a friend of mine who pasted it into her FB status. Say what you will about technology; I love it if only just to know. Knowledge is, indeed, power. Thanks.

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  79. I found this series of articles to be educational. I only wish they would teach it in our public schools. We have a right to know our American History. It was a bit scary to read how horrific acts can be committed against a people simply because of the color of their skin. My grandchildren are bi-racial, and I want them to understand the history of their country, so that when they get out into the world, they will know how to handle the ignorance of some people. I am trying to educate the school my grandson is in about the school-to-prison-pipeline so that they will stop punsihing him, and other brown, and black children for who are they are, and not for what they are perceived to be doing wrong. It is an upward battle. Calling someone a racist today is like using a dirty word against them, and they treat you as such. :( I don’t wish to accuse the teachers who practice punitive measures in their attempt to ‘discipline’ my grandson, only educate them to the fact that their rules do indeed apply differently to the classes, and races, of the students they deal with every day. I have discovered over many years, that the rich white boy does not need to abide necessarily to the same rules as the poor, brown boy does. His actions are perceived to be dangerous, his youtful play is seen as hostile, and his childish acts criminal. Wish me luck in this battle, and thank you for this article.

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    • I wish you luck and would like to give a word of advice. You’re in an uphill battle because you placed yourself at the bottom of the hill. Don’t kowtow to the school by trying to educate them so they stop punishing your grandson. You tell them NOT to punish your grandson but to call you when he does something “wrong” and you will deal with him. I have and do this with my son’s educators. I let them know that we have a partnership whereby I send my son to school to learn and they are supposed to TEACH him. You can’t let a school discipline and reprimand your child their way, when YOU will held responsible for his actions.

      I commend you for being an involved grandparent. You know that no one ever said parenting in any form is easy. Keep fighting the good fight and know that there are responsible parents, like myself, that are teaching children (mine, my family’s and friends) about our history, the world, our place in it and what they can do about it. One child at a time…

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  80. After reading the article of the disrespect of President Obama being portrayed as a clown @ the Missouri State Fair……in 2013..and that s what led me to this article. I began to wonder if the lynchings of Blacks in America were held like the State Fair gatherings?

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  81. I’m trying to learn more of the black american history to see if fits the”cursed” prophecy in Deuteronomy. and so far so fitting! I am 99.9% convince that they are the tribe of Judah-Israel!

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  82. As of right now only the white man can save the Planet Earth and get the girl in the end. Only the China man can be a Super Cop and only the Spanish man can be machete. Black people you are the help, Driving Miss daisy or a Maid in Manhattan.

    It’s bad enough that white America portray us that way but no one and…(I do mean no one ) can portray black people as slaves, losers, quitters, rapist, robbers, abusers, deadbeats, sex offenders and murderer’s like black people can of ourselves.

    Black people purposely and deliberately while using great care; effort and research seek out demeaning, self-defeating photos of our destruction and demise. They race each other to desktop publish them to the Internet for the rest of us as if only black people will see them.

    As soon as someone post a slave photo that is emotionally taunting then the next black person driven by “that’s nothing, look at this” will post a photo even more disturbing, defeating in mind, body, soul and spirit than the last one.

    Before long a cold war between black people over slave imagery has started. The winner and authority of black suffering will be the black person with the worst possible photo of us being in the worst, shape, condition and light there is.

    It is the same plantation battle today as what took place when black slaves fought each other over which one had a better white slave master except for now it is which slave master did black people the cruelest and dirtiest..

    DEAR BLACK AMERICA 2013
    The revolution has already started but you don’t see it because that’s not how you see yourself. I am on team black America and I got to be honest….

    IMAGE IS EVERYTHING and…you guys are making me look bad.

    Black America’s image – GRADE F – Let’s try again

    Sincerely Enoch Mubarak
    President/CEO Mubarak Inter-prizes
    http://www.mubarakinter-prizes.com

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      • DEAR BLACK AMERICA 2013
        The point is evolution and the issue is being smart enough to evolve from what there is no dispute about.

        CASE AND POINT
        The Indians got tired of the old cowboy kill the Indian movies that no one disputes. The Japanese got tired of the old U.S Army kill all the Japanese war movies and the Spanish players are tired of the old immigration illegal alien treatment. All 3 of them did and is doing something about it by refusing to honor, respect or support that media or mindset. They choose instead evolution to a new, fresh improved self image.

        Only black people wallow in slavery, keep it alive, celebrate it and pay other races to see themselves portrayed as cowardly, uneducated, trifling and primitive. Image is everything and self imagery is the first battle being fought in the revolution of evolution.

        Sincerely, Enoch Mubarak
        President/CEO Mubarak Inter-prizes
        http://www.mubarakinter-prizes.com

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      • Again I reiterate the fact you have not evaluated he purpose of this blog. Henrietta Vinton Davis did not wallow in slavery. In 1883 she made her debut as a Shakespearean actor. She died in 1941 after being the woman Marcus Garvey called “the greatest woman of the Negro Race today” as she was due back from the first voyage of the Black Star Line, of which she was vice president and a member of the board of directors. You are only seeing what you want to see. Apparently you are unfamiliar with the plays of August Wilson. We are not wallowing. We honored respected and supported a different media mindset by placing a marker on the grave of Henrietta Vinton Davis on the 99th anniversary of the founding of the UNIA. We have a play on her life and a documentary in the works. Your criticism of our works is unfounded, baseless and lacks merit.

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  83. I cried reading this, and yes I am white. I am ashamed of what my race did. But I must admit that I also am tired of the generation of blacks now that tell me I should “owe” them, that I should be ashamed too. I am a a very loving person. I love everyone that deserves love that is kind etc. But I refuse to hate myself for what earlier whites did. I am proud of the fact that I treat everyone well, I have friends from all different nationalities. I love them all. When i was younger and going to art school, I was standing on the corner waiing for a bus, and 5 young black women were screaming at me that they were going to beat my ass. Finally the bus came and I was safe. Another time I was at the black expo cause I want to educate myself . I got hit in the mouth by a beer bottle thrown by a black teen and telling me to get my cracker ass out of there, I didn’t belong. I didn’t deserve this. I cannot help what was done to the earlier generations of blacks. I am white and native american , and I don’t go around blaming the people that killed the native american women and cutting their babies out of their wombs, or raping . I think this is all horrible. Man it self is horrible and have been forever. The romans were sadisitc bastards as were the vikings, etc. Man itself is cruel. I must say that I am proud to be a woman, because as a woman I feel as though god created us to be nuturerers. The majority of the travesties of this world (again I would say 98%) are done by “men”, and also animal cruelty.

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    • I got sad reading this but I didn’t cry. Do you want to know why? Because I’m Black. I too am ashamed of what your race did and I must admit that I also am tired of the generation of whites, like you, who think that because earlier whites did these horrible things, you don’t have a responsibility to educate your white friends, family, colleagues, etc. I noticed that more than a few of the Black women that were lynched were so because they were available. How that pertains to you is: Whole families and “villages” were destroyed so it is going to take more than one compassionate white person to even the odds. Don’t think me crass or unfeeling – white people that are exposed to one-off instances of violence can’t even begin to KNOW the experience of a Black person. One more thing: Man itself isn’t cruel. White men are cruel. Black people weren’t bothering white people until white people bothered them first.

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      • You are assuming that she isn’t sharing this information; she didn’t say that. Not all whites are cruel, though a good many are. It is known that some Africans traded black slaves. Everything isn’t black and white, many today are very mixed. Karen Wood says she is partly Native American. I might insist that you can’t understand what it’s like to be mixed, but I will give you the benefit of the doubt, instead. Obama is partly white; what does that mean? Does it mean anything at all? I don’t know, but I think it should be taken into account.

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    • Being targeted because of race one, two, or even several times over a lifetime does not compare to living in a world designed to cater to the race you are not part of and experiencing the daily reminders of that fact. I remember the one time, after half a century of life in the south, that I was called a cracker. It shocked me a little, because I’d lived so long not hearing such an “insult”. But in no way did it harm me or cut deep into my self image. Because the word does not bear with it the ugly history, witnessed in this blog, of the “n” word.

      Suggested reading:
      “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Peggy McIntosh.

      This helped me understand the difference in our experiences. After I opened my eyes and ears and closed my mouth I learned why this history is important. I came to see that it is not my business as a “white” to define or determine anything for a race of people that has lived in oppression. To do so is participating in that oppression. The only business I have, if I’m truly offended by this obscene history, is to reveal it and educate people like me who tend to take for granted our “privilege” bestowed at birth, and whether we asked for it or not is irrelevant because it exists and it exists by the actions of the lynch mob. And that is why this history must not be swept away and forgotten.

      I found my way here while researching a comment on another blog that “many more Irish and Italians were lynched from 1780 to 1840 than blacks”. This is, of course, erroneous the number of black Americans lynched far exceeded every other nationality combined. I have read of the horrors that occurred in the south (and are still occurring) but not of Mrs. Turner. Thank you for this opportunity to learn.

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  85. This is amazing and so sad. It breaks my heart. Yet our young are marrying and having children w white in record number. History will repeat it self, because our child don’t know, and they are nit interesting in learning either. SMH SMH thanks Jaki for I lighting me, I will post on my page

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  86. I am not black, those beautiful women whose lifes were destroyed are now my heroes and I hope one day i may meet them and bow down on my knees and worship them as i would a god.

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  89. Hello. I read an articie this morning about the tragic story on the events surrounding the horrific murder of this young mother to be. I don’t and probably never will understand how any human can do such a thing regardless of what era in history. I hear the screams in my head and visions of hatred. filter through the crowed. And my question is why do we not put the effort to seek justice for those that participated in lynchings like they do for Nazi War Criminals. If I see you in a photo participating or observing a crime then you are guilty by association.

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    • Your question regarding the “human” who “can do such a thing,” in our opinion has a simple answer. These acts were committed by people incapable of reasoning. Study logic and reason. People who engage in the behavior documented here lacked the ability to engage in critical thought. Fear was their predominant emotional state, thereby producing an irrational response to the world around them.

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      • Looking at the crime rates and the intensity of the black on white crimes of today(hint-they are WAY WORSE than any lynching ever was) are you sure the fear was irrational? I’m very rationally afraid of black Americans today.

        There are no excuses for the disgusting behavior exhibited by modern black Americans. No history makes anyone rape at such frequency. No history makes anyone murder at such a high frequency.

        Maybe your people weren’t so different in the past and were being punished for the fucked up behavior which lands you in jail today.

        Maybe you aren’t the innocent angels you like to pretend to be.

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  90. knowing the history of your country is knowledge worth knowing. However, printing so much detailed hate only produces more hate. This country does not need more hate.

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    • It is not just “his story” but the nature of the mind and how it may create warped, distorted perceptions of the world around it and act as though what is being perceived is real. Some people perceived themselves to be bringing Democracy to the world. In hindsight the democracy of which they spoke only applied as long as you were not a woman or have dark skin.

      Warped distorted perceptions allowed a legislative body to proclaim “fear” to be both “rational” and justification for committing murder, though unwarranted. The mental state which made the actions documented here possible is an abstraction which still persists to this day. Unfortunately, that means it is not a thing of the past, although we wish it would soon be so.

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    • First, reading truth does not have to “produce hate”. Black American history has always been ignored, hidden or revised, and that’s not fair. It is bad enough that our personal lineage and history can be traced only a short distance back. No, I want to know as much as possible about the experience of my people in this country and before! Because it is all of these bits of history that we have to put together like a jigsaw puzzle to understand how we have come to this place today.
      There have been people with destructive personal or family secrets, held to keep from exposing someone, hurting someone’s feelings, or making someone angry; but I have learned that “dirty little (and big) secrets” are cancerous, and hinder growth.

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    • A corollary to your statement could be as follows:

      “Printing so much detailed TRUTH only produces more TRUTH.”

      When the United States of America takes on the role of producing more love, all will be well. Until then, long live the truth.

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  91. Beware of the impact of the pictures, I think the picture was taken in sri lanka…
    I know there was black people killings in the past 400 years (at least) but don’t use images that don’t reflect truth (the picture on the left is coming from the sri lanka not the us nore any country in the world were slaves were slaughtered).
    Truth will conquer !

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  94. AS WE SPEAK , HIS/TORY IS BEING REWRITTEN, SANITIZED,AND MADE PALATABLE, IF YOU WILL. AS WE ARE BEING DISTRACTED WITH A STEADY DIET(24/7/365), OF NONSENSE, FOOLISHNESS, DRAMA, SILLINESS, CRAZINESS, MADNESS, SO-CALLED “REALITY” SHOWS, DUMBED -, DOWN, DISCONNECTED FROM ANYTHING THAT CENTERS ON REALITY, THE REAL WORLD, THE HEAR AND NOW. NOTHING MUCH HAS CHANGED ,EXCEPT THE WEAPON OF CHOICE IS NOW THE GUN, AS OPPOSED TO THE ROPE. NOW , WITH THE STAND YOUR GROUND LAWS,WHEN GOOD, SANE, TRUE “CHRISTIANS” , THE VOICES OF THE PEOPLE CRY OUT, THEY CAN CONDUCT A”TRIAL”, WHERE THE MURDERER CAN BE LEGALLY FOUND NOT GUILTY, CASE CLOSED.

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  96. Athought a good many of these hangings took place in the late 1800s, it is quite revealing that this barbaric practice in America continued into the twentith century. No wonder many whites do not want to be reminded of it. Such acts were inhuman,barbaric and sadistic..
    Hmm…calling blacks animals actually was a compliment compared to the amoral mentality of many whites back then of manyof these. Don’t you think

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  97. Do an article about the thousands of white men who were lynched. Or would that take away from all the limelight and victim attention of the poor innocent black folk?

    Or better yet, do an analysis of the number of whites killed post-jim crow by vicious blacks and compare to the number of blacks killed in the same time period. It’s grim. It won’t make blacks look good.

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    • It’s not a competition. black, white whatever race you are it’s inhumane to kill! People act like it makes a difference who got killed because of their color people really need to get their minds right…….

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  98. Hi, I’ve researched material such as this to post to my site, which is currently being constructed called http://www.corruptedgovernment.com. The purpose of the website is to address instances throughout America’s history and current events in which the U.S. government condones and mandates evil acts such as lynching innocent women and children, slavery, the genocide of Native Americans, etc.

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  99. I want to remind people that all of the black victims here are taken from the black-run NAACP Crisis magazine. RIGHT? The events, admittedly, likely took place. However, the descriptions as to how or why the black female met her death should be ignored. Black-produced journalism at the time these alleged incidences took place was obsessed with embellishing (lying) about white-on-black violence – always obfuscating, or completely eliminating black provocation … and always trying to make white people out to be a pack of demon-possessed people. NONSENSE.

    I count 16 black female victims… EVERYONE of the incidences, not surprisingly, was FIRST provoked by a black(s). And white people, so provoked, acted according to the times in which they lived. And, yes, every once in a white a barbaric act took place. C’est la vie. However, it should also be noted that White people acted with incredible restraint 99% of the time when provoked by a black-committed atrocity against their people –true to their credit of being from an advanced civilization.. No wonder blacks marched down America’s streets in the early 60s PLEADING for integration rights (white liberals called it civil rights) into ALL that white people built ((towns, cities, schools, political environments, businesses, residential communities)). And with NO QUID PRO QUO!!!!

    I already gave readers a link in this blog to the my site where I recored appalling – UNPROVOKED! – black male-committed atrocities against innocent white people from 1900 to 1964.

    I am SO…SO appalled at the level of violence blacks continually inflicted on innocent white people BEFORE white people gifted the black man his compulsory integration plea (pre-1964). And MY GOD!!!… LOOK at the black-on white violence that has occurred after compulsory integration was created in 1964! (google black-on-white violence–you’ll hit my blog site). Black-on-white violence was so appalling before forced integration (1964). After forced integration was created … black on-white violence is approaching a Holocaust.

    BTW I wrote the RIGHT description of the evolution of integration here:
    http://s-leretseh.hubpages.com/hub/Evolution-of-Integation

    White Christian people…DON’T let your great history be re-written by agenda hungry blacks (and their white liberal advocates). I wish the author of this site had strived to be more fair-minded.

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    • I hear what you are saying….but, let’s not forget the time that these lynchings occurred….if you were black and LOOKED at a white person you could go to jail and be lynched….Blacks were targeted…that does not mean than they were guilty….just an easy target….and you may want to do some additional research on your black on white crime…the stats ARE not that high….the only thing that went beyond the holocaust loss of life….were the black people taken from another country by force and brought to this great land..yea…great land. Alot of the “cargo” were thrown over board ALIVE for too many reasons to even count….some…just because they wanted to see if they could swim.
      I always say to myself and others….do your homework before you begin posting comments on a TRUE account of horrendous accounts geared toward any race, ethnic background or religious preference. Do your homework.

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  100. I want to remind people that all of the black victims here are taken from the black-run NAACP Crisis magazine. RIGHT? The events, admittedly, likely took place. However, the descriptions as to how or why the black females met their death should be ignored. Black-produced journalism at the time these alleged incidences took place was obsessed with embellishment (lying) when the incident was white-on-black – always obfuscating, or completely eliminating black provocation … and always trying to make white people out to be a pack of demon-possessed people. NONSENSE.

    I count 16 black female victims… EVERYONE of the incidences, not surprisingly, was FIRST provoked by a black(s). And white people, so provoked, acted according to the times in which they lived. However, it should also be noted that when White people were confronted with a black-committed atrocity, they almost always acted with restraint, rarely ever attacking the Negro population as a whole. Here’s a LINK to ALL the white-on black racial attacks/riots from 1900 to 1964 that I could find:
    http://s-leretseh.hubpages.com/hub/American-Initiated-Riots-Against-African-Americans-From-1900-to-1964.

    No wonder blacks marched down America’s streets in the early 60s PLEADING for integration rights into ALL that white people built (towns, cities, schools, political environments, businesses, residential communities). And with NO QUID PRO QUO!!!!

    I am SO…SO appalled at the level of violence blacks inflicted on innocent white people BEFORE white people gifted the black man his compulsory integration plea (pre-1964). Why in god’s name would white people go down the road of forced integration is beyond my understanding. It has been such a monumental failure.

    I wrote the RIGHT description of the evolution of integration here:
    http://s-leretseh.hubpages.com/hub/Evolution-of-Integation

    White Christian people…DON’T let your great history be re-written by agenda hungry blacks (and their white liberal advocates). I wish the author of this site had strived to be more fair-minded.

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  102. My spine was chilled, as if each virterbra was made of ice cubes. And, at the same time as tears ran down my face. It was mixed with blood coming from the biting of my bottom lip.
    We must continue to read, and not let our real heroes history die.
    We must never “Forget To Remember”

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  103. I researched the lynching of Laura Nelson. It seems the author left out some pertinent facts. Nelson’s son, shot and killed Deputy Sheriff George H. Loney while he was investigating the theft of a cow. This information is widely and makes me sonde why this information was omitted from the commentary above.

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  104. without context this statement is irrelevant. The above discussion proves that eternal vigilance is need to defend the right to a peaceful, unmolested life from those who, having no control over themselves would seek to control others. there are 7 billion people+ on the planet. That’s a lot of room for diversity get used to it live and let live. :-)

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  106. I wish as The Human Race, we would take the advice from those before us and stop trying to up one each other with whose racial holocust was the worst: who suffered the most and how long: disrespecting that everyone is hurting! No MATTER the struggle!!!!! The common connection is that at some time through human history we (each one of our races ) has been persecuted against,hurt, family members killed. We need to come together and look into the future,educated and respectful of everyone no matter their race and struggle and fight for humanity as a whole!!!! We miss Martin Luther king. Thank you for ur wisdom and strength

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    • It is MANDATORY that a Jew child learns of the jewh holocost; but as soon as a black person says our was the worse another black person says “we have all suffered”. Should we not mention it at all then? Its the truth. Its been proven time and time again.the world loves lies, and thats why no1 wants to hear it. But it is the truth, and its important to know thatno race of people have every suffered as much as black people. Why is that important? Because to understand the condition that we are in now a person has to look at the past.

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    • Hate is hate and what i am reading from some posters on here i have to wonder would they feel better to see me hanging from a tree upside down and with my baby cut out of me……..if this is what you truly want then you have the same animal in you as in my white body according to you. If you want the white race abolished then you are no different are you….sad. You have the power to educate and the right to want to do so. Do not say you are being held down and cannot bring these things to light because if this were so i would not have been able to read your article above. Thank you for posting it. I am both educated and sickened by it. Hate is just that…..hate but we do not all hate.

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  107. I see hatred is still alive. Not alot changes in a century or two. Same disregard for life same racial hatred.

    My concern now is how lynchings are still prevalent today in many countries especially africa. Where fellow men lynch fellow man. I believe real action is needed on this so many innocent people are being brutalised and killed by there own people, because someone else pointed a finger and accusations grow and then you have a mob then they strike. Google Samuel of Nigeria a 12yr old boy lynched by grown men. If that doesn’t invoke emotions in you then you are made of stone.

    “People killing people dying, where is the love”

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  108. This is the history we must remind ourselves. These were lynching cases in the 1900s, our ancestors were treated as if their lives meant nothing. Why would whites feel like they are superior to our ethnicity, when we all are under one God. I wrote a poem called HATE that says “we we’re hates for being darker than a disliked memory, taken advantage of tormented physically” and this graphic proof of what our ancestors went through and also experienced. People lets never forget our struggle!

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  111. Very Sad indeed. Even sadder that people of all skin colors are still so full of meanness and hate. Do any of you really think that GOD has a color?

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  112. All of humanity is dysfunctional. We are all capable of both incredible acts of kindness and unspeakable horror. This very real history must be brought to light and taught to an entire generation of black people (and whites) who are utterly lost without this knowledge.

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  113. This is hair raising and could make most of us forget to remain civil. The whites have never been held accountable for their actions. And we are now at a time when we can still see hatred.

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  114. These are hard things to read. These women are heros. It is difficult to fathom the depth of ignorance here. Jesus met a similar fate, not the white Jesus that the nineteenth century white man preached in the rural south, but the meek man who met a felon’s fate two thousand years ago. And I am sure he embraces these women as his beautiful sisters, comforting them..

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  115. White men are evil, look what they did to Indians and blacks . Cant trust them, they lie , cheat and steal. Especially dont trust white politicians.

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    • For you to say something so ignorant shows you are made of the same hate and ignorance as the white people who committed this sickening acts in the first place. Hate be gets hate.I will never apologize for who i am or the colour of my skin. I will not apologize for what others did that i had and have no control over just so that you can feel some sense of payback. . In this reasoning then i should apologize for what happened at Columbine too? I have never hurt anyone in my life…..Proud white Canadian here!

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  116. Anyone who would kill because of color is a complete dumb ass I just had to say. If you kill you are a murderer and you don’t deserve to be looked at as a human being…it says in the 10 commandments one should not kill so who or what gives you the right to take it upon yourself to say your better than someone because of the color of your skin! Racism is a sin killing is a sin and your gonna have to answer to everyone you committed

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  117. I am a white man…my heart is broken at the thought of these actions….my heart is broken that this history is hidden from the youth….I always read I don’t want to be ignorant of real history .I know whites lie …they have lied about everything and his story is taught n the schools… Knowledge is power education is liberation….I will continue to learn I will continue to speak out at racism and white privilege …..

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  118. As a black woman with 3 young black daughters its hardens my heart to read and see this. My people we have to killing each other and learn to live each other because white america never did. I get so angry that i just want to slap the first white person i see. But i wasnt raised to hate people by the color of their skin. I am a friend n a family member of whites and as much as their ancesters have done to my ancesters. I still dont hate them. Should I?

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  119. There been a lot devils in this land…but they call their self Christians. You can hide behind time. But. Time. Will bring. Judgement….

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  120. I am so saddened that this took place. This breaks my heart. Thank you for taking the time to honor the lives of these people by telling their stories.

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  121. Sadly , I find this disturbing. I am native and black from Alabama. And appreciate the enlightened knowledge being dispersed. The solutions needed to surpass the present conditions created by wealthy Caucasians is a dire situation, one that will take not only true spiritual intercession by the anointed yeshura himself yet also truly awakened individuals utilizing all the power of the omnipotent creator. Initially within this anglo American society this is considered unthinkable due to edward Snowden leak. Black people need to consolidate money , knowledge and resources to establish a human advancement organization including anyone willing to surpass the anglo American caste matrix. Like the biblical prophecy states . As humans we live in this world yet we do not have to be of it. The anglo American system of bondage is replenished with every purchase, every view, every like. Lol, we do not need everyone to become awakened. Just a chosen few , deny those institutions your money, attention and time and they will eventually wither as we lift up another willing to support the truth. If there is none then we create one. If anglo America is built with our ancestors blood , sweat and tears then we should fastly remember them by saving the money from our labor for the greater good of starving their already bloated racist institutions. Remember the hard work that is paid to you is yours until you give it away. Resurrect black wall globally.

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  122. In the New Testament in 1st John its stated that to hate someone is the same as being a murderer and you know that no murderer has any eternal life abiding in them. Thats goes to affirm that all of these people who were self deceived died thinking probably they were going to Heaven only to life there eyes in a flaming hell they can never escape. Think about it All the slave owners and lynchers and all the klansmen that are screaming out right now from flames of torment. If any of them had truly known the Christ of the Bible and believed its pages then they never would hve participated in anything connected with all of this murderous behavior.

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  123. I really enjoyed reading the information about the people that have gone before us. The circumstances were not to my likening. But the history lesson is very worthwhile. Keep publishing good information.

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  124. I posted this article to FB with the following disclaimers (placing the last disclaimer first as my critique of the article’s conclusions):

    **** The opinion “Who Are Our Heroes” does not reflect my sentiments; I know not the character of the victims to define them as “heroes” and consider one’s perception of what constitutes a hero to be a personal sentiment. Nor do I agree with the commentary on those who cried out to Jesus: “But Jesus. the same white man the lyncher’s ancestors taught us to love, never flew out of the bush in a flame of fire armed with frogs and files and locusts to save Mary Turner.” Jesus (a Semite whose hue is debatable), as well as many of his disciples, died horrid deaths themselves at the hands of mobs. Jesus knows the utter wretchedness mankind is capable of and died to redeem us from all sin.

    * Warning, this article based on 20th century (ie -post-slavery) lynchings – of WOMEN – is disturbing. However, it gives great insight into the cultural and psychological trauma – no less real than that of descendants of Holocaust survivors and refugees of war-torn countries – experienced and manifested in various ways among African-Americans today.

    Have you ever seen an Olympian, athlete, or patriot cry during their national anthem? The emotional connection to “our” [descendants of Africans in America] ancestors / forefathers is no less significant.

    This article also speaks to residual hate (and guilt) that permeates our society today. It was not long ago I was confronted with images posted by a teenager with such vehement disdain for Black people, it reminded me that racism is alive and well, not only in my generation, but beyond… I’m the first to say “Don’t let the bad apples spoil the bunch,” but often times, those rotten apples spread lesions of hate to those they contact. #WalkInLove #BlackHistoryIsForEveryone :

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    • What is wrong with African people….African Men…..African Women….Black i relative to white….a dichotomous binary logic quandary which does not actually exist….there are all colors of people…black….white….and everything in between….

      as a great man once asked: (and has yet to be answered) Why should I spend my time being a color?

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  125. I couldn’t read all of it because I stated to feel hate in my heart. But, because I am a child of God I have to forgive and love those who have wronged my people for I am NOT the judge nor the jury and God will prevail for there will be a judgement day and those who done wrong will be punished.

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  126. I found this because it was shared by a Facebook post by a writer/scholar friend of mine. I’m thankful that she shared it. I’ve shared it as well. These stories must be told. I read through the first five names and descriptions and I can’t read anymore. Here’s some American history for you along with some American family values. Also note that the majority of these took place post-Emancipation. So just imagine what they did to our bodies and our babies before then.

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  127. This is so sad……it made me cry….there is no words to explain how I feel right now…Innocent individuals losing their lives and for what…The White Man’s Fear Of Us!!!!!

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  128. I find this disgusting, I also find some of the comments to be disgusting. It amazes me to think that after all these years the human race can’t identify that we’re all the same. The color of someone’s skin doesn’t make them less than me. Because I am white I haven’t had to go through things that someone of color would have to and that’s wrong. When it comes to this subject. Religion, politics, and social class do not matter. Anyone who judges someone for the color of their skin is just as stupid as the next. Underneath our skin we’re all made the same.

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    • Dayna,
      You will see that years have nothing to do with it when you consider since the beginning of the USA we have been living under the guise of lies, we therefore do not exist. The comments you mention are nothing more than a byproduct of a society determined to lie to itself.

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  129. We were once hanged for even looking at white women, now we date them at free will. They subconsciously date us because they are becoming instinct and the only way for their weak genes to survive is to mate with one of dominant essence BLACK PEOPLE.this to will be a failed attempt to survive because most mixed children reproduce with black people.and although the offspring might resemble a caucus person, the second generation will not.itll be like white ppl never even existed.

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  130. What a love hatr relationship we have. Sick it is.to this day whites cant stand blacks…for what? Maybe because they have to pay all that money to have a shaply backside and full lips.and we’re wearing contacts and blonde hair when even white label blondes as being inferior to a brown (dumb blonde)…. While they’re locking their hair….. And white man must be in complete disbelief….u would kill for your qhite woman….and ahe doesn’t even want u…. We’re not the only ones with issues. Sounds like u were successful in your plan to have us in a horrible state but u too went crazy in trying to do so. Get well soon….or not

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  131. Mike you need to go get a DNA test and you’ll see that you already have African blood inside of you, so go kill yourself once you know!!! Most likely fear of the truth will keep you from taking the test!! All Caucasian need to go get a DNA test and then killed himself because they are African too!!

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  132. Our history good or bad is constantly being buried & pushed aside. Even though our children are being deprive. For fear from whites & blacks who don’t want to rock the boat. I thank you for this information. For our struggle is a never ending journey.

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  133. The Neanderthal Race is rapidly dying so blacks should continue to breed them out of existence. I don’t know what black men and women see in the Neanderthal race to want to have a relationship with them?

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  134. I am always eager to hear about our Hero’s. I have contributed to the work of justice n equality for our people. These stories keep us from forgetting there is still a struggle that needs to be fought for. I remember the freedom marches I participated in. Lexington, Ms, is where we worked hard to get the first blacks hired in stores, in 1968-1973. We went to Washington, DC where we were tear-gased and fought by police officers because we wanted equality for blacks. I pray that our people see that there is still much more work to be done. Thanks for sharing this important history with us!

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  135. In late 50’s to late 60’s my family made sure we traveled to and from Greenville Mississippi during daylight from Louisville, Ky. Knew of lynching blessed to have not seen it live.

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  136. This was a powerful blog. Thank you for sharing it. Those things were horrible and there is no excuse for them. Like many here, I too have been touched but racism. It confused me, then and still now. Here’ s mu story. i was working in a deli, the day after thanksgiving. I was had been on my feet for 8 hours no break, nothing to eat and ( honestly ) a bit cranky . Two men walked up to my counter, I greeted them and began making there order. Then the comments started about how I wasn’t smiling enough. I took their money like it was tinted. On and on, I didn’t know what to do near in tears I turned around to hand them their order they refused it, and wanted a manager. While I called, they kept on about me! In tears my manager finally came. They told my manager I was a racist!! A racist! At that I couldn’t take it I pulled out my wallet with my family picture in slammed it down and walked to the back. I never said a word. You see I’m white, but I have 4 black siblings. The two men were black. Racism doesn’t belong to a color, race, or nationality. Racism is in the heart of the person!! It’s a disgusting blight. I also don’t think it’s fair to blame one generations for the sins of their fathers. Although if I could I would change what happened to all those who were wronged. Thank you.

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  137. This is too long to read on line. Where can I purchase a copy? I would certainly like to read this in it’s entirety. I once owned a cop of 100 Years of Lynching but loaned it to someone and never got it back. I would like to include this in my Library again. Thank you for sharing this amazing information. I will pass it on…

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  140. The Trayvon Martin murder by George Zimmerman and Zimmerman’s subsequent acquittal was exclusively a result of an anomaly of jurisdiction, one that is fraught with ingrained, deeply pathological racism which has been institutionalized by the political and justice system as well as the sensibilities and irrational paranoia of white Floridians. In very few other jurisdictions would it be even remotely possible for George Zimmerman to be free, given the circumstances of Trayvon’s death. First of all, the Stand Your Ground defense would not exist. Only in America does the bizarre excuse that the owner of the property, his home or his vehicle, even if he merely suspects that an intruder is going to harm him, grants him/her the liberty to take THE LIFE of the intruder. It’s as if life is unimportant in the United States when there is a question of a man’s property. In Trayvon’s case he was unarmed and nowhere near George Zimmerman’s home and it was George Zimmerman who pursued, stalked and confronted Trayvon. There is no rational or logical reason why Trayvon should be dead and George Zimmerman enjoying freedom. In Canada, for example, even defending your property without the death of the intruder is a sacred legal burden to be met. ANY TIME a death results, the question is always “Were the actions resulting in the death of an intruder ”reasonable in the circumstances””? If a kid approached someone getting out of their car and demanded money and the man beat the kid to death, a Canadian court would see that as an unreasonable use of force ”in the circumstances” and the man would most definitely be convicted. If Trayvon’s circumstances had been exactly as shown at trial and the events took place anywhere in Canada [Canada's criminal code is federal, not provincial], Zimmerman would have been charged and convicted of at least 2nd degree murder and possibly even first degree murder because of the crass brutality and wanton disregard for Trayvon’s human and civil rights to life and liberty. His death was senseless and virtually no reason for the deadly use of force was shown. In fact it was Trayvon who CONFRONTED Zimmerman about HIS actions ”Why are you following me?” “Why are you watching me?”

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  142. There’s so much bullshit in these comments it’s shameful! Blacks are as racist as whites as the comments betray you vacuous cretins. You should be ashamed of your hypocritical selves for the shit you use to justify YOUR own racism. You say Europeans this and European that, yet you have no idea what you are talking about, you use ignorant terminology to justify your foolish RACIST stupidity. I’m Black European first generation from African and Irish descent and live a hard but wonderful life with my European friends and family in Europe. I think it’s safe to say most if not all of you are Americans and some would claim to be African-Americans well in your tiny parochial minds that may make sense, but to Africans and the rest of the world you’re making it up as you go along; you have mixed your genes with all kinds, in a new land and have had NO contact with Africa in 150-400 years so NOTHING about you is African; deal with it!

    Humans are not the only creatures that kill for no perceived reason, Chimpanzees kill Bonobo’s because they like the taste not because Bonobo’s are essential to their diet and they are not the only animal explain why a fox kills all the chickens in the coup yet takes only one you see how uneducated you are! there are plenty of examples in nature so you had better go back and provide a better example than the sentimental emotional claptrap you spout.

    I have the Ginsburg book you took your examples from and it is shocking in the extreme, I thought your Blog informative as it attempts to put pictures to some of the names in afore mentioned book and helps inform us of the lives and humanity of the victims and by that help honour those poor souls. However you ruin it with asinine ill informed responses in the comments, I expected more from someone supposedly so educated as yourself and so I say a pox on all of your houses!…

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    • I feel extremely sorry for you. I am from the Republic of the Congo and the only reason I was born over on my side of the Atlantic is because of sheer luck. I could easily have been one of these women and I still can be today. I am always amazed at some black people’s eagerness to defend not only white people but a system that is set up to destroy and devalue us and forever keep us down. Racism is not solely having feelings of superiority or even hate for one person based on the color of their skin, racism is an entire system that was established by white people at the detriment of first black people and then every other person of color. What you perceive as racism on the part of black people is solely the consequence of centuries of hate, violence and cruelty. And if maybe not acceptable, it is definitely understandable. And African or African-American,you should be able to recognize it for what it is. As an African you should know that apart from slavery, Europeans have and continue to negatively affect black people on the continent as well through first imperialism and today neo-colonialism.
      And you act like Europe is heaven for Africans or people of African-descent, well it’s simply not. and you know it. I have lived in both North & South-America, in France and now in Scandinavia and let me tell you that YOU’RE the one acting as the hypocrite coming on here proclaiming all the good Europe has to offer, when you know goddamn well that the majority it has to offer black folks is a good ole spoonful of nothing! I’d much rather live in America where I know my chances at advancement and prosperity are much higher than let’s say France or Finland.
      And to touch on your comment about how people of African descent in the Diaspora have no connection to Africa, well you’re just again goddamn fucking wrong! If you would leave your little European haven and travel to the likes of Cuba or Brazil or even the US you would be shocked to see that Africa is still very well present and celebrated in communities of descendants of stolen Africans. In the music, in the spirituality, in the dances, in the language, in the food, in the people. You can take the child out of Africa, but you certainly cannot and will not ever be able to take Africa out of the child!

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      • One of the biggest mistakes that you made and you cannot see is that one can debate and talk about racism that is addressed to people of color? You attacked the people that are writing against such hate like the rapist telling his victim you asked for it. Shame on you! One must understand because you are friends, raised and hang out with some whites a lot of them still will act racist. Your one friend or family doesn’t represent how most feel towards the continued use of racist practices. Karenga stated, whites are generous without giving justice, personally human without equitable sharing of wealth power or status. Just because you have befriended some European like most of us have we still have to realize that racism still continue globally. The worst form of racism is in Africa because it has been oppressed and used as the European whipping board. Like most blacks in America the third largest population of Africans other than Brazil and Africa we had the courage to fight the oppressor and gain some victories with the Civil Rights movement that not only gave blacks some rights but helped the poor, white women, Native American, Mexican American and any other group with our fights. No other group did. So been four hundred years removed from Africa we are the only group of people that identify with African and it struggles. Most of Africa was colonized, so the people were also treated like slaves and maybe that is why you are writing such hatred remarks towards your other brother and sisters. Blacks in America know where we stand, our roots, what is in our blood. I was taught a long time ago it is a mentality. Having a white great grandmother and a black great grandfather I know both of my lineages. Been black and proud doesn’t mean you hate other races you are proud of your history. So you keep attacking blacks because you don’t love your heritage and we will continue supporting the good of God in our race. Sure luck really!!!

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    • Do you think because you were black that you suffered such prejudice from the “White Europeans”? It’s man’s inhumanity to man. My Mother was Irish and suffered great prejudice form English people as did the Scots and the Welsh. Then there is the pilgrim fathers and the puritans the Catholics the protestants and it goes on throughout the ages of history. Let us not forget history but let us learn from it …learn to love each other and forgive each other.

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  143. With so much information regarding lynches, land taken away, cities burned, finances stolen why has no reparations been given or fought for? It’s insulting when people think nothing should be done and when people in power ignore it. Because of the blind eye the legal system continues to perpetuate the problem i.e. Trayvon Martin and countless others. I’m speaking out of pure frustration and absolutely no confidence in our legal system.

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  144. I am so appalled at the gruesomeness of the crimes I have just read about. I cried so hard, I could barely read the words. but to say that I am close to leaving the US for good is an understatement. I am nearly 66 years old, have been through a lot of crap in my life, tormented in school, because my skin is dark and not just by whites, but by the light skinned blacks as well. Learned that if I kept my faith in GOD close to my heart I could withstand anything. I did. I do not want to live where my skin color determines whether I should live or die. Racism is not dead, it is alive and well and kickin. just by some of the comments i have read as well. This site is most informative, and I truly appreciate what I have learned here. Will be tuning in to read more on the history and plight of my ancestors.

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  145. As a white American it is pathetic that other whites refuse to look at history like this because they are ashamed, worried it will make them feel bad or they just simply want to ignore how our country got to this point. We should all be given this information in American history. And stop making, using and displaying confederate flag its deplorable.

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    • All Americans have been miseducated. Here is hoping that Americans; White, Black and everything in between awaken to the lies they have been told ASAP. By doing so we can work towards ushering in the era when all the generations of humanity can be called blessed. The race card has been used to distract the human race from its potential for far to long. This list and the other list documenting the lynching of Black Women are a result of this illusion of race. We are humans first. Everything else is an unscientific fantasy.

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  146. Klinger, I’m a black man that loves The Lord Jesus Christ. I just want you to know that Jesus loves you and I love you with the love of God. See I recognize and see who is speaking through you. Satan, the father of all lies. Brother I pray that God will remove the blinders off you eyes and you will learn to love ALL people with the love of God. Satan in the name of Jesus I command you to take you hands of off the man of God, in Jesus name, Amen.. Now Holy Spirit come and convict his heart, Now in Jesus name..

    Buddy I’m praying for you.. God bless you..

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  147. One question to ask yourself. Do you hate? If so, you are the villian. Hate is what fuels evil. Hate is constructed by fear. It takes strength and intelligence to defeat hate. Hate is effortless. Its a fools security. Its a weakness disguised as strength. Only the wise recognize its shortcomings and earned retributions. The only thing that bears life and kindness is unselfish giving. If youre a good person, How do you practice this?

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    • Another question to ask is do you love? Not the world love but deeply and truly love? Those who love are the heroes. Love fuels peace. Peace is constructed by love. It takes love of self to usher in the era when all the generations of humanity can be called blessed. Love is effortless too. Love is the only real truth. When we learn to love ourselves we will see how deception keep us distracted. Those who committed the acts listed here had to be so distracted from love they could not love themselves. If they did they would have known that the Kingdom of God is within. Taking a life is the ultimate hatred. It is hatred of heaven and all things heavenly.

      “We must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  148. Thank you for sharing this. I find this so disturbing and it angers me to think of all the people who were murdered this way. As a white man it makes me upset that so many of my counterparts like to pretend that this history doesn’t matter an that talking about it equates “race-baiting” as Caribou Barbie, I mean Palin would say. Also, as the father of bi-racial sons I know the importance of sharing this history with them so they too know of the sins of our so called great nation.

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  149. While the histories of these lynchings are horrific and deplorable, equating these black women as “heroes” for their demise I don’t understand.

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  150. Reparations should be instituted for the torture, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery and the killing of black people without any legal recourse. Whites could kill Blacks for no reason and not face any criminal laws. We must understand that slavery was authorized by the city, state, government. It was legalized murder. The only way slavery lasted so loing was because of the monetary value supported by those who profited from slavery. Deeply disturbing – and the recourse and reparations should be made to black people.

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  151. After reading the injustice that has happened to not just my people but “Our” people because at the end of the day we are all just people. I really hope and pray that “Hell” actually exists. To put all those people through hell and to take their life’s makes me sick and really question American Morals. Obviously the phrase “All men are created equal” seem to be only fitting for Whites amongst Whites.
    If hell does exist, I truly hope that all those people who have had any involvement in any lynching or killing of another human being is suffering for all of eternity. For the white people out there who think this is their country, think again. Remember you are all immigrant for European country and America is one big melting pot of races, cultures, religion choices.

    Leviticus 24:17-21
    “If a man takes the life of any human being, he shall surely be put to death. `The one who takes the life of an animal shall make it good, life for life. `If a man injures his neighbor, just as he has done, so it shall be done to him: Fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; just as he has injured a man, so it shall be inflicted on him. `Thus the one who kills an animal shall make it good, but the one who kills a man shall be put to death”.

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    • Not sure what change you are referring to, but the ugly, angry, fear which drove these atrocities has yet to be openly addtessed. That same ugly anger reared its fearsome head at Newtown, Columbine, Virginia Yech, in mass shootings all across USA. If rhere has been any change the problem has gotten worse. Being in denial does no good.

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  152. I accepted my past so i could have a future sure it makes me upset to see some of the things that happened to my people but god has brought change those people died for change they died for equality and we sit here arguing with each other over stuff they we cant change Let go and let god

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  153. Hoping. You and your family are well. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for this information. It is critical for this to be taught. In our classrooms. If not maybe our Sunday schools ay churches , our community centers , book clubs and so on. I’m an adult women 50 yeas in age and this is the first time I ever heard this is! I’m not sure hoe you can implement this information into mainstream other than the suggested. Reads and authors you named but wow ! I’m still shocked , appreciative for you research and your courage to bring it forth. Please bring us more. I love you for your concern to inform us of our condition and for your enlightenment to whom we pray. Thank you . You are loved and appreciated.

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    • Terry,
      We are grateful the information has been well received. Hopefully, you have taken the time to read our post entitled :Henrietta Vinton Davis and the Garvey Movement” by Dr. William Seraille. In addition to that we would direct you to locate the works of Dr John Henrick Clarke, Dr. Yosef Ben Yochannon, Dr. Chancellor James Williams, Dr. Ivan Van Sertima, Dr. Asa Grant Hilliard and Dr. John G. Jackson. A wealth of knowledge about the true history of people of African ancestry has been concealed. Our objective is to achieve a state of kEYAMSHA or an awakening to counter the MAAFA or disaster which we are awakening from.

      We wish you and yours all the best.

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  154. Apperantly your mother got her heart and her back broken by a black man. Why else would you say such a thinng klinger…you stupid fuck!

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  155. Apperantly sir your mother must have had her heart and her back broken by some strong meat packing nubian. Why else would you make such a statement…you stupid fuck!

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  156. Some of the people posting (you know who you are) should be swallowing their tablets instead of cheeking them. For those of you who use powders, please take them with water instead of Pepsi. For those who are on IV or pumps, please return to the nearest clinic for further assistance. Please go get your levels checked. It is rare to find this much venom outside the walls of a psychiatric prison facility.

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  157. …Andy Anderson: what say you about the soldier who kills in war. Is he/she banished to hell for all eternity? I am curious re your opinion.

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      • This is White history. White people were the actors in these atrocities. If you want to know Black History see the works of Dr Ivan Van Sertima, Runolo Rashidi, Listervelt Middleton, Dr John Henrik. Clarke, Dr Yosef Ben Yochannon, Dr Chancellor James Williams, Dr. John G Jackson and Dr William Leo Hansberry among others.

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  159. This is a sad, sickening reality of black people here in America. We must never forget this part of our life in this country. My belief is that Jesus is all they had to call on then and He is all we have to call on now. There is a reaping for all the unpunished acts that went on. Maybe not here, but definitely when the day of the Lord comes.

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  160. Tears rolled my face while reading these awful stories. African Americans are told time after time to for forget their history. But the Jewish peolpe in this country are given the the opportunity to remember their history.

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  161. There is plenty of racism to go around in this thread alone. One jackass posts something that he probably thought was cute or funny and the lynch mob mentality comes to life. You all must have just got online today. Have you never met up with a troll before? Grow the fuck up and be an American. If not, the wheel just keeps turning.
    This entire story was nothing more than a racist ploy to dig up bad memories that nobody alive today remembers. Hate on someone for something that happened well before they were born. Well, the ploy worked didn’t it? Look at the posts from whites and blacks. Hateful bunch aren’t we?

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    • Black people never did a single thing to justify the hatred Whites have been spewing upon them for centuries. When whites do something deserving of love why would they get anything else?

      Your (incorrect) allegation is a recurring theme: “this information is being presented to generate hate for white people.” It is not this post that s the cause of the hate, it is the hate that took the lives of these women.

      If you believe placing blame will generate any positive feelings then the blame rests squarely with those who perpetrated the acts delineated herein and no where else.

      What have white people done that should generate love for them or reconciled the acts documented here?

      Your patronizing attitude is the same as a slave master. You do not believe we have the right to choose our own thoughts, even when they are in response to something someone else did. You tell us how to think and behave and then blame this post for our perceived anger. That is an indication of the insanity which led to the acts listed here.

      Very mature of you to proclaim what we should do and use profanity to tell us at the same time. Profanity is not a sign of intelligence.

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      • “It is not about “us Americans.” It is about truth. The truth needs being told”

        The truth has been told thats where you got your information from as you admitted, and that truth came from a white man surely there are black commentators on the truth. Not that it matters where it comes from as long as it’s the truth, but there is so much white bashing in this thread and in defence of it too.

        “…she was given the ignominious historical task of being one of the worst acts of lynching ever perpetrated on the human race…ever!!!…”

        That is a very grand claim mankind has been on the earth a long time nad there will have been many acts that are worse than this. You talk of God yet you forget Judges 19:24 -19:30 now this is not an excercise in comparrison but it does demonstrate the absurdity of your comment [just today I was reading that in Papua New Guinea a woman whose child died of fever was accused of being a witch, she was beaten and cut with machettis raped then had petrol poured on her and set alight on a waste dump in front of the whole village, her two son's poured more petrol on the already burning woman, you can google it!].

        “…African wars were part of the last 400 years. Prior to that none of the behavior you irrationally rationalize as being part of what everyone does was not part of the historical record…”

        Again more vacuous comments from someone who claims to be intelligent, it is abundantly clear you do not know anything about the history of Africa. Your gross ignorance of Africa is shocking, you speak yet you have no authority on the subject. I will give you just two of many of the recorded examples of Africans wars before the 400 years you speak of

        1. Between 300 and 600AD Aksum [Ethiopia] destroyed Kush in wars [just so you know the original inhabitants of Ireland were Kushites, as taught in irish schools] the decline of Kush began in 300AD when Aksum [Ehtiopia] destroyed the capitial Meroe.

        2. The Malian Empire conqured many tribes almost a thousand years ago there, are many stories of war you can look up Sunidata Keita, a Malinka Warrior Chief and founder of the Malian Empire, whom it is known conqured Ghana. Before that there were many wars to make them a great power as oral history says. [you should go to the library and bone up on African history or just google Battle of Krina in that one example your absurd claim is destroyed].

        In just two examples of many KNOWN wars between Sub-Saharan Africans I have demonstrated the lie in your ignorant assertion; because African history is oral, for the most part it is hard to find to any great extent the many thousands of wars that any rational student of history could imagine must have happened as human beings expanded in number and tribe throughout Africa. Your lack of knowledge and imagination leads you to believe your own foolish notions have any basis in fact. Furthermore Africans willingly participated in the Atlantic Slave trade. Africans would go into the interior and catch slave for European slavers who were not able to go much further than the coastal regions King Tegbesu of Benin made $35000 a year from trading in slaves and many others too from Senagal to the Gold Coast and beyond.

        The below link is a report of an apology for Africas part in slavery from an Arfican delegation that toured various Cities in America, you were obviously writing your fatuous comments and missed it
        http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-63141196.html?key=01-42160D517E1E1768170B031600224E263C4D3C437779710F720E0B61651A617F137155

        As for your assertion that Nazis were white again it fatuous Blacks in Nazi Germany were of no threat to the status quo so enjoyed freedom that Blacks in America may not have known until the 60’s. Many served in the Luftwaffe others in the Army and some even fought alongside Schutzstaffel units. I do not know where you did your research on black people but it seems little more than parochial Americocentricity, well I’m not sorry to burst your bubble [like the "Southsea Bubble"] as you deserve it for failure to do even a remedial fact check.

        “…You were from Ireland…you still have your identity…you still have a family name that you can connect to in Ireland…”
        Irish slavery something that you again know little about despite the fact you may or may not have read a single book about it you could hardly call yourself an expert, and to patronisingly belittle the Irish experience, whom lay of the shores of those that visited Slavery on the colonies of which what became America was one is disingenuous. Your book reference in no way tells the whole story it begins late in the game and does not deal with early slavery before the advent of American-Irish and is almost exclusively the American experience. In the West Indies such as Barbados the Ecky Becky’s were of equal or even less than their black counterparts being not accustomed to the heat and the blacks saw themselves as superior to them so there was seperatism to some extent. In 1637 a census of Monseraat showed 69% of the population were Irish slaves

        Pogroms against the Irish was in full flow by the time of Queen Elizabeth I, but the vast numbers of Irish and no means of mass extermination meant that when James I ascended the throne it was better to deport them, if it were possible they would have been wiped from the face of the earth such was the hatred the English felt towerds the Irish. Oliver Cromwell tried his hardest to do that in his genocie prosecuted against them which is an unresolved issue and a cause of antipathy even today. When I moved to London in the 90’s there were still signs on the pubs that said No Blacks No Irish and No Dogs, until a law came in to criminalise racial prejudice put a stop to it. So it can be argued that there WAS a definite shared experience to say otherwise is nonsense.

        “…WHOEVER wrote the “Willie Lynch Letter” was clear as to the use of a divide and conquer strategy for social control. As a side note, the Willie Lynch Letter states:

        “IT WILL CONTROL THE SLAVES FOR AT LEAST 300 HUNDREDS YEARS…”

        Sorry but to place any significance in the Willie Lynch letter totally undermines your credibility not only has it been discredited by many Black scholars, the fact that it waswritten in the late 20th century means your “Three Hundred years since 1712 will end in 2012.” is total absurdity and assinine beyond all measure anybody could have written that with with the same degree of accuracy. You also forget the fact Slavery ended more than a hundred years ago so where you get 2012 and using it to support your point is the epitome of foolhardy, it demonstrates you have the reasoning power of an amoeba to have the temerity to use such a claim.

        “…other countries are deliberately silent on the subject of genocide against people of African ancestry in the USA. The information to make them aware has been submitted to the UN and its predecessor the League of Nations…”

        The problem of the slave trade being recognised as genocide, and believe me I would sincerly wish it could be rated at least as high, is that however heinus it was in form in practice it was a system set up to EXPLOIT rather than EXTERMINATE and that distinction is of paramount importance, that the slaves for the most part were worked to death the intent was not to kill them but to work them as hard as humanly possible. That it was Inhumane is a moot point but if we use the terminology out of context we devalue it and thus devalue the experience and history of the Atlantic Slave trade. The fact that 1. slavers were trading with Africans. 2. the slaves were put ot work not murderedis material in NOT defining it as Genocide. If the intent was to kill them Africans] than no trade would have ensued and no ships full of slaves would have reached the shores of the America’s and it is that INTENT that defines genocide however much we wish it otherwise.

        “…What is wrong with African people….African Men…..African Women…” “…as a great man once asked: (and has yet to be answered) Why should I spend my time being a color?…”

        You are no longer African you are American of African descent, if you go to Africa you are not African, you are american and enjoy all the benefits and privledges of that fact You do not have African culture you don’t speak African languages fried chicken is not Jolof rice or any of the countless thousands of African dishes you have never heard of. The only thing African about you is your ever distant ancestry thoug most of you are mixed with European and Native American and other peoples so how African are you reall? The truth is Neither Black nor White are colours but America is a nation and that is your NATIONALITY your CULTURE and your HOME your mindset is American, your education is American, your values are American, why pretend to be anything but what you are you may not wish to be called black [although your quote contradicts your own words] but to the world you are American.

        …”Those who love are the heroes. Love fuels peace. Peace is constructed by love. It takes love of self to usher in the era when all the generations of humanity can be called blessed. Love is effortless too. Love is the only real truth…”
        “We must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

        The extract above is in direct contradiction to the extract below, can you not seet so it makes a hypocrit of you to not practice what you preach. It is a shame that you are not cognizant of the disconnect, you demonstrate double standards plainly and clearly

        …”When whites do something deserving of love why would they get anything else?…”
        “…What have white people done that should generate love for them…”

        Your words are hateful and betray your true heart, you say that as if no white person ever did something good not as a bebuke to something done in the past and contrast that with the speil regarding love it is clear that they are just empty words without any sincerity you speak of god and of love at some point then you contradict that with hateful vitriol.

        My heart bleeds at the atrocities visited on the women at the heart of your blog but what is so dissappointing about this blog is your comments you have ruined what is something that on it’s own is valuable in bringing to people whom may have not read the Ginsburg book it is sad that you veer from the “sublime” to the ridculous with such ease and are not as intelligent as you demand of others. The comments are some of the most racist comments from both blacks and whites alike that I would ever care to see but there is no accounting for people like that you on the other hand as the author[s] of the blog I hold to higher standards and you fail miserably. let us hope that no scholar with any degree of intellectual capacity ever reads this blog and then, even glances at your response to comments, as they will do a much better job at revealing you as the fraud your own words betray you to be. You do yourself no favours and may even do your original intent a disservice though now I’m starting to question if they were as noble as you purport them to be.

        If I had an education I’d tell you about yourself and how you ruined a good blog with assinine bullcrap!…

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    • Absolutely spot on . Well said Trantula. Why do anyone expect white people of today apologize for something they had no control over what-so-ever?

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  162. A black writes: “Tears rolled my face while reading these awful stories.”

    And
    Another black writes:”It is not this post that s the cause of the hate, it is the hate that took the lives of these women.”

    All the stories are embellishments from the NAACP Crisis Magazine. And how about this short list of white women BRUTALLY attacked by the black man – post civil rights act…
    http://theinjusticefile.blogspot.com/2011/08/black-males-rape-murder-attempted.html

    Henrietta Vinton Davis says: “You [white people] tell us how to think and behave and then blame this post for our perceived anger”

    Hmmm. Allow me to bring you up to speed. The black man & the black female (early 1960s) marched for and DEMANDED integration into everything white people created – political systems, economic systems, residential communities. Seems to me the black man wanted white people to make all his decisions for him. Not one single effort in American history where any significant numbers of blacks demanded self-determination i.e. to distance themselves from all that white hatred and oppression. No, they DEMANDED integration ..into all that “claimed” hatred and oppression. Make sense? NOPE. Blacks were NOT an oppressed people from 1865 to 1964 (the year they received their “dream” , their cherished compulsory integration law). What blacks recognized is how easily white people could be bullied around. They wanted IN…so they can bully around white people. Sheer & utter stupidity for white people to go down the road of forced integration (LBJ’s civil rights acts). Blacks will continue to ratchet up the hated toward white people. THIS IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS SITE! They believe they can scare white people and by so doing white people will give them things…FOR FREE.

    WHITE PEOPLE NEED TO GET OUT OF THIS COMPULSORY INTEGRATION SYSTEM WITH THE BLACK MAN! TOO MANY VICTIMS! And IT DOESN’T”T WORK.

    Blacks must be masters of their own destiny! .

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  163. I am 66 years of age and as I read what happen it brought tears to eyes and pain in my heart. When I was in High school we were not taught Black History. The only history that we were taught was Modern world and Early world. Black History I searched on my own.

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  164. Great information! I have always read and learned about various aspects of history. Especially being a graduate of an HBCU 20 years ago. My research today comes from an assignment in a creative writing class and the writing prompt was for lynching in the 1800s. I have always learned about men but this is my first time learning about women and for the perceived reason. Thanks for providing the insight and knowledge.

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  165. I’ve been looking more into sundown towns and the history of racism in America. Thank you for publishing this information. We can never forget our past

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  166. In our history of our family and farming and Gin company , I can tell you that before and after nigro ” works I find that our society is worse ( look at country ) now after a negro president ! Nearly 72percent of all negro decent is on some kind of government asst programs ,only 12 percent are high educated , and 78 percent of all crimes are committed by negro decent ( fact ) . I can tell you our family owed many slaves , and like Equiptment these days they were expensive to own and operate . So like today you take care of your investment . Today’s cultural division is made mostly by negros calling foul and due to uneducated thoughts are there own destruction . They got what they deserved by concept . Look at the viral negro societies in Africa and what has ingulfed in those nations with out interference . I am not a racist nor do I teach my children to be . There Demi’s will be there own feat at there own hands . Look at history as it comes full circle .

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  167. I had read most of the stories and I am disgusted by their deaths! I work at a security where these young ass holes calls each other the N-word!!! The supervisors, who are African and from the carribbean islands do nothing!
    They are a disgrace to history and They should be LYNCHED!!!

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      • I will SHARE,Thank You for bringing it forward. Their is A Ache in my Heart and Healing Songs We Must Bring. Becoming aware of what the Black Women went thru during that Era. I will share with my Family,Friends and especially my Grandchildren & Great Grand. Praying for All that were lynched and brutalized must Be Remembered Worldwide,It is Most Proper to Pour Librations into the ground or Plant gathering within Our Culture Communities and Pay Respect in our circle. I also Drum and I see Another reason that We Must Drum For. I never heard about the Women, children who was lynched,on bridges and,trees.These kind of injustices will not be swept under the rug No More. Ase` Ase` Ase`OOOooooooo

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      • Ancestor communication through libation is the way. We are the ones we have been waiting for. No one is going to do this for us, like us, but us. Calling their names is an uplifting and liberating exercise in self affirmation. We must locate all the sites on this planet where our ancestors experienced the most brutal, vicious, sadistic, inhumane form of behavior ever visited upon one group of people by another in the history of the world and let them know: “I AM BECAUSE YOU ARE AND YOU ARE BECAUSE I AM!!!” Ubuntu worldwide.

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  168. Im appalled that any living being could feel that it is ok to Do this but history has shown us what inhuman s will to real humans with no compassion; no feelings just down right Evil.

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  169. It’s seems ironic that there is so much hatred in the comment section here. You would think that after reading such a thing, that one’s heart would be softened a little.

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  171. The author of this site is all about HATE. She will not recognize ALL the charity, generosity, goodwill and undeserved beneficences bestowed on her black race by the civilized white Christian people. She comes up with 15 incidences of ancient history white-on black violence (incidences ALL provoked by her black race) and tries to condemn 210 million white people today…and also the entire history of Americans (white people) prior to 1964 forced integration. The author of this site is an insufferable, hate-filled ingrate.

    – Forced integration laws MUST END! Welfare system must also end! 50 years of Forced Integration has been a – clearly documented – reign of terror on the civilized white community. America that our illustrious Founding Father’s created however can still be saved!

    Based on all the racial violence by blacks today against innocent white people (i.e. black taking advantage of the integration rights granted to them by the civilized race), I think blacks need a homeland in America.. The author of this site should be made to go there…and every day she wakes up she sees black. I long for that day.

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  174. I’m thankful for this information!! I often wondered how many women, after seeing a picture of a woman who was hanging from tree!!! Please feel free to share Anything else!! Iloveblackhistory!!!!!! Or if I could help in anyway let me know!!!!

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  176. Tragic, but it was a different time. People want to put today’s values on yesterday’s actions and it just doesn’t translate because things were different back then. Shameful, but unchangeable. We learn from the past because it’s useless to try and change something that already happened.

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    • Yes it was a different time. Unfortunately, today’s actions demonstrate the only thing which has changed are the methods. The objectives remain the same. In our opinion, the objective is the demise of dark-skinned people.

      In fact, the same values which made this type of behavior occur then is demonstrated now by African Americans against themselves.

      If the time truly was different, no one would question African Americans protesting the killing of a young unarmed African American male by a neighborhood watchman. Why do those same protesters not murmur the slightest whisper when African American males commit the same act against other African American males?

      The tragedy is that lo these many years hence, the idea Black women were injudiciously ritually murdered: hung, tortured, maimed, burned to death, shot numerous times for crimes which are not capital crimes demonstrates an unnatural, irrational fear which still permeates American society as you read this. After all, what other country needed to fight a war to end slavery?

      That fact along with the untold story of the lynching of Black Women, a story which has yet to be acknowledged, demonstrates that the United States of America is still deeply conflicted about African American lives.

      It IS shameful. However, the changeable part is the denial that the women listed here were lynched in the first place. The denial of these events are in effect the denial of their humanity. That can change. These posts here are our effort toward that goal. We contend the lesson has not yet been learned. It can only be learned when it is confronted. As of the present this part of American history has not only been ignored but even now, with comments such as your own, we are required to pretend these tragedies never even happened. How do we learn when we can not even acknowledge the events took place? What are we supposed to have learned from these events? It is still a contentious issue, in our opinion and therefore the lesson has not been learned. When the lesson has been learned, we will be able to openly discuss the past as people who have learned a bitter lesson and discuss the lesson more than the past.

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  177. How quickly we use the word cracker, Theodore? You prove that your just as big of racist as Klinger. It CAN go both ways, dont kid yourself.
    The irony is how the white man tried to bring genocide on black america. Now, blacks bring genocide on each other. The numbers are STAGGERINGGGGG. And thats just on themselves. Dont you think this weighs heavily on white america’s stereotypical views on blacks? (I refuse to call african americans because whites arent termed european americans)
    You have the murder of a white knoxville tennessee couple by a group of black men that raped both, tortured both, murdured and discraded both, and the mainstream media avoided it like the plague. Barely a word. Then, you have the Duke Lacrosse team accusations or the Trayvon shooting but i dont have to fill you in on the details, for we were bombarded continually. Funny how that works, right?
    I drove to memphis, which was about 8 hrs from where I live, on Memorial Day to see the Civil Rights Museum and the Lorraine Motel where MLK was shot. Yes, im white. I have alot of respect for a man that sounded like he knew his end was immenent, by his statements leading upto that day. He made the ultimate sacrifice for his people and the current landscape of black america dishonors him with all this violence. Its inexcusable. The old joke my many comedians is that the most violent street in a city is mlk blvd. Thats such a disgrace.
    The point is, before black america points fingers, dont forget to point alot of fingers at yourself. It is warranted.

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