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Stics gathered by The Chicago Tribune Using the words of white journalists she created a damning indictment of unpunished crimes that was difficult to dispute since southern white men who had witnessed the appalling incidents had written the descriptionsAlong with her husband she played an active role in the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACP Due to her efforts the NAACP launched an intensive campaign against lynching after World War IHer work remains important to this day not only as a cry of protest against injustice but also as valuable historical documentation of terrible crimes that must never be forgotten This new edition is enhanced by an introduction by Patricia Hill Collins professor and chair of the Department of African American Studies at the University of Cincinnati. To better understand America's culture a culture based in large part on the idea of White superiority one must learn the history of our nation Ida B Wells Barnett provides a look into the harsh realities faced by Communities of Color in the former Confederate States On top of the numerous policieslawsregulations that were implemented to prevent full inclusion African Americans constantly had to worry about being caught up in the mob justice that controlled most rural areas The mere act of being accused of a crime if Black was often enough to warrant a lynching The 1000's of Black Americans who were killed in this way with no legal representation not even a kangaroo type court testifies to a cultural legacy that has yet to answer for the crimes they've committed against all of humanity

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On LynchingsThough the end of the Civil War brought legal emancipation to blacks it is a fact of history that their social oppression continued long after The most virulent form of this ongoing persecution was the practice of lynching carried out by mob rule often as local law enforcement officials looked the other way During the 1880s and 1890s than 100 African Americans per year were lynched and in 1892 alone the toll of murdered men and women reached a peak of 161In that awful year the twenty three year old Ida B Wells the editor of a small newspaper for blacks in Memphis Tennessee raised one lone voice of protest In her paper she charged that white businessmen had instigated three local lynchings against their black competitors In retaliation for her outspoken courage a goon suad of angry whites destroyed her editorial office and p. This edition includes two lesser known works by the author around the same subject As a woman born and raised in Mississippi I am well aware of the southern lynching history and this is a very powerful work written by a dedicated woman

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On Lynchings Download ì 106 ´ Though the end of the Civil War brought legal emancipation to blacks it is a fact of history that their social oppression continued long after The most virulent form of this ongoing persecution was the practice of lynching carried out by mob rule often as local law enforcement officials looked the other way During the 1880sRint shop and she was forced to flee the South and move to New York CitySo began a crusade against lynching which became the focus of her long active and very courageous life In New York she began lecturing against the abhorrent vigilante practice and published her first pamphlet on the subject called Southern Horrors After moving to Chicago and marrying lawyer Ferdinand Barnett she continued her campaign publishing A Red Record in 1895 and Mob Rule in New Orleans about the race riots in that city in 1900All three of these documents are here collected in this work a shocking testament to cruelty and the dark American legacy of racial prejudice Anticipating possible accusations of distortion Wells Barnett was careful to present factually accurate evidence and she deliberately relied on southern white sources as well as stati. the Robert Charles story is one of the most incredible things I've ever read anywhere