Tagged: lynching

civil war

The Civil War Was About Slavery And Nothing More

  A state representative from Winona, Mississippi urged in a weekend Facebook post that those who support the removal of Confederate monuments be lynched. Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, wrote: “The destruction of these monuments, erected in the loving memory of our family and fellow Southern Americans, is both heinous and...

law enforcement

Blacks and Law Enforcement: A History

  There seems to be an idea that activists and protesters against brutality are either pointing to a select few recent incidents or are looking at incidents and “racializing” them. I believe this disconnect is due to a lack of understanding of the history between law enforcement and the black...