SOURCE: NY Times
Beyond the lynchings, 1919 became notable for another tactic that white mobs used to strike at the heart of African-American communities: attacking black churches just as they were emerging as the center of black life in America.
by David Krugler
How should the challenging but essential task of remembering and commemorating this troubling history be confronted?
SOURCE: USA Today
It was branded "Red Summer" because of the bloodshed and amounted to some of the worst white-on-black violence in U.S. history.
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