How I Found The Black Women Who Were Lynched in America

In 2015 Iya Marilyn Kai Jewett began planning the 2nd Sacred Libation Ceremony honoring the 154 African-American women who were lynched in America. She asked me to contribute the events that led to us knowing about the women for an article she was working on for publication. Below is an updated version of those events. … More How I Found The Black Women Who Were Lynched in America

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 … More 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 … More 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 in America

ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS The community remembers Black women lynched in America Spiritually-conscious women and men of African descent will gather 3:00PM sharp, Sunday, March 29, rain or shine, at Congo (Washington) Square, 7th & Walnut Streets in Philadelphia for the Second Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony in remembrance of the 150 documented … More ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched in America