95 years ago today, Pregnant Mary Turner was lynched. Seven years after that, on the exact same date, Malcolm X was born.

95 years ago today, Pregnant Mary Turner was lynched.  Seven years after that, Malcolm X was born on the exact same date.
Article from the Atlanta Constitution on the lynching of pregnant Mary Turner.

This article is the first piece of evidence that Mary Turner had been lynched. A few people have determined that the best way to deal with the shame they feel for those who committed this atrocity is to claim it was a hoax. Where it not for courageous journalists of merit it would not be possible to cite Mary Turner and her unborn child to raise the call for a rising of the human spirit to a new level of awareness. We are one.

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