WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: THE LYNCHING OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN BETWEEN 1870 AND 1957

by Marilyn Kai Jewett Many of us who are students of history know about the thousands of African American men who were lynched in this nation. However, most don’t know about the many African American women who were also lynched. A website dedicated to Henrietta Vinton Davis, a prominent and fearless leader in Marcus Garvey’s Universal…… Continue reading WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: THE LYNCHING OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN BETWEEN 1870 AND 1957

ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched

ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS The community remembers Black women lynched PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 29, 2016 — Spiritually-conscious people of African descent will gather 3:00 PM sharp, Sunday, March 20, rain or shine, at Congo (Washington) Square, 7th & Walnut Streets in Philadelphia for the Third Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony in remembrance of the…… Continue reading ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched

Today is The 103rd Anniversary of the Lynching of 8 Months Pregnant Mary Turner.

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, Mary Turner, 1919 Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller [Public domain] The below image of the news article from the 1918 edition of the Atlanta Journal Constitution is the first piece of evidence proving Mary Turner had been lynched on May 19, 1918. That was 100 years ago as of May 19, 2018.… Continue reading Today is The 103rd Anniversary of the Lynching of 8 Months Pregnant Mary Turner.

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, Mary Turner, 1919 Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller [Public domain] The below image of the news article from the 1918 edition of the Atlanta Journal Constitution is the first piece of evidence proving Mary Turner had been lynched on May 19, 1918. That was 100 years ago as of May 19, 2018.…… Continue reading Today is The 103rd Anniversary of the Lynching of 8 Months Pregnant Mary Turner.

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