Hundreds of black deaths in widespread race riots during ‘Red Summer’ of 1919 are being remembered – Chicago Sun-Times

African American men, women and children were burned alive, shot, hanged or beaten to death by white mobs. Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground, their owners driven out — many never to return.

Source: Hundreds of black deaths in widespread race riots during ‘Red Summer’ of 1919 are being remembered – Chicago Sun-Times

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