Who Will Guard the Guardians?

The 1920 Duluth, Minnesota lynchings. Two of the black victims are still hanging while the third is on the ground. Postcards of lynchings were popular souvenirs in the U.S

The more things change, the more they remain the same. From 1882 to 1968, 3, 446 blacks were lynched in America. Sad but true, George Floyd’s death is just one of many troubling and pervasive sagas in American history. Black lives have never truly mattered and some whites subconsciously and overtly believe that “it ain’t bloodshed unless its white blood being shed.”

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Richard Lawson Singley

Author, educator, historian, former engineer at General Electric. Interested in the origins of all things. Author of A New Perspective richardlsingley@gmail.com