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
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
SAVE THE DATE! IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR SISTERS: BLACK WOMEN LYNCHED IN THE U.S. BETWEEN 1870-1957 They must not be forgotten! THIRD ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY Sponsored by Iya Marilyn Kai Jewett, Oni Sango 3:00PM Sharp Sunday, March 20, 2016 (rain or shine) Congo (Washington) Square 7th & Walnut Streets (at the big tree across… More 2016 SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR SISTERS: BLACK WOMEN LYNCHED IN THE U.S.
By Marilyn Kai Jewett Many of us who are students of history know about the thousands of Black men who were lynched in this nation. However, most don’t know about the many African American women who were also lynched. Last year, I came across a website dedicated to Henrietta Vinton Davis, a prominent and fearless… More WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: THE LYNCHING OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN