Hundreds of Black men, women and children burned alive, shot, lynched by white mobs during Red Summer ignored century later – TheGrio

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

It was branded “Red Summer” because of the bloodshed and amounted to some of the worst white-on-black violence in U.S. history.

 

Source: Hundreds of Black men, women and children burned alive, shot, lynched by white mobs during Red Summer ignored century later – TheGrio

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