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 The Laura Nelson Lynching is the only photograph of a Black woman who was lynched in the USA. 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)…… Continue reading 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 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…… Continue reading ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched in America
“Good God who created the Sun which shines on us from above, who rouses the sea and makes the thunder rumble; Listen! God though hidden in a cloud watches over us. The god of the whiteman calls forth crime but our God wills good works. Our God who is so good commands us to vengeance.
He will direct our arms and help us. Throw away the likeness of the white man’s god who has so often brought us to tears and listen to the liberty which speaks in all our hearts.”
Second Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony in Remembrance on March 29, 2015 By Iya Marilyn Kai Jewett Last year while reading articles on a Black news website, I noticed a link to an article about Black women who were lynched. Being a student of history, I followed the link which led to another Black website and…… Continue reading REMEMBERING OUR SISTERS: BLACK WOMEN WHO WERE LYNCHED IN AMERICA