Emmett Till’s family finds 70-year-old arrest warrant for Carolyn Donham

The family of Emmett Till is resuscitating calls for the arrest of the White woman who claimed the Black teen whistled at her which led to his gruesome murder nearly 70 years ago in Mississippi. The kidnapping, hanging, shooting and overall mutilation of Till back in 1955 was so shocking to Americans that it sparked […]

Black man found hanging from tree after reportedly exposing alleged pedophiles

Activists are speaking out after another Black man was found hanging from a tree. A Change.org petition was started to call for further investigation into the death of Amani Kildea. Kildea, 20, was found hanging from a tree in Morristown, New Jersey, on June 28, 2020, according to Morristown Green. Authorities had ruled his death […]

Black man says he was beaten, feared he would be lynched by Whites (video)

A Black man in Bloomington, Indiana, says that he was “almost the victim of an attempted lynching.” Vauhxx Booker, a Black civil rights activist in Bloomington and a member of the Monroe County Human Rights Commission, decided to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday by visiting Lake Monroe, according to The Bloomingtonian.  While walking to […]

Black man in his 20s found hanging from a tree in California

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has reported that Black man in his 20s was found dead while hanging from a tree. During the early morning hours of June 10, someone called authorities after discovering a Black man hanging from a tree in Palmdale, California. The man was eventually identified as Robert Fuller. Following an […]

Ben Crump calls Ahmaud Arbery’s killing a ‘modern-day lynching’

Renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump continues to fight for justice. Crump has been hired to serve as the lawyer for the family of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black Georgia man whose death has made national headlines. On Feb. 23, 2020, Arbery, 25, was killed while jogging a few miles from his home in Brunswick, Georgia, […]

Why the state of Alabama is being accused of ‘lynching’ Nathaniel Woods

Nathaniel Woods has been executed by the state of Alabama. On March 5, Woods died of lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted a temporary stay to further review his case. Woods was convicted in the deaths of three police officers that occurred in 2004. However, Woods’ co-defendant, Kerry Spencer, revealed that he was […]

Black man allegedly lynched in state known for KKK presence

Taemon Blair, 21, was once a high school honor student with a promising future. To support his girlfriend and the upcoming birth of his first child, the North Carolina native decided to become a truck driver. However, on March 14, Blair was found dead while hanging inside the trailer of his truck in Fort Wayne, […]

Secret Georgia lynching testimony to finally be released despite DOJ protests

In 1946, the state of Georgia allowed Blacks to vote for the first time in what was known as the all-White primary. A ruling that year by the U.S. Supreme court, known as King v. Chapman, declared the White primary to be unconstitutional, which allowed Blacks to vote in the state of Georgia. Racists were […]

Danye Jones, lynching or suicide? Police issue exclusive statement

An activist mother in St. Louis, Missouri, is calling out for justice after her son was found hanging from a tree. On October  17, 2018, Melissa McKinnies saw the body of her son Danye Jones, 24, hanging from a tree. McKinnies was a member of the grassroots organization Lost Voices that protested the death of unarmed teen […]

Documentary to examine lynching and its lasting effects

Lynching. The very word conjures images of twisted Black faces, bulging eyes, and charred bodies. Since Reconstruction, Black men and women have been on the receiving end of this domestic terrorism. Oftentimes, it appeared that the crowds of people who gathered to witness this spectacle were enjoying themselves. Postcards and pictures captured the helplessness of its […]

Rapper XXXTentacion sparks anger after lynching White child in video

Social media is on fire after Florida based rapper XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, 19, posted a new music video this week that many are calling tasteless. The video titled “Look at Me,” which was written and directed by the rapper, opens with a violent act against a White teacher in a classroom […]

Racist White teens reportedly attempted to lynch 8-year-old biracial boy

A biracial boy in Claremont, New Hampshire was nearly lynched by White teens. According to NH1, Cassandra Merlin shared the story of her 8-year-old son’s attack on Facebook. “My son is being flown to Dartmouth after a 14-year-old kid decided to hang him from a tree. I don’t care if this was a so called […]

Georgia lynching, grave sites and Hard Labor Lake open for tours

This upcoming weekend will mark 71 years since the last known mass lynching occurred in the state of Georgia known as the “Moore’s Ford Bridge lynchings.” For the past 13 years, activists led by former Georgia State Rep. Tyrone Brooks have commemorated the lynchings of Roger Malcolm, his seven-months pregnant wife Dorothy and their friends, George […]

Lisa Durden talks media lynching and death threats over FOX News comment

By now, many have seen a segment with renowned Black journalist and college professor Lisa Durden on the “Tucker Carlson Tonight” show. The exchange about a “Black Lives Matter” Memorial Day event that was billed as Blacks only resulted in Durden being terminated from her position as an adjunct professor at Essex County College in […]

Graphic images: Remembering Georgia’s last open mass lynching case

There are many counties and towns in Georgia that bear the name of former slave masters and hold horrific secrets. One such town is Monroe, Georgia, located in Walton County, only 60 miles from downtown Atlanta. This tiny town with a population of around 14K received national attention for the lynchings of two black couples […]

Police chief in Georgia 1st in South to apologize for lynching

The legacy of Blacks being lynched is perhaps one of the greatest acts of state-sponsored terrorism in the Deep South. According to the New York Times and other sources, It is estimated that between the years of 1877 and 1950 a minimum of 4,000 lynchings occurred with little to no repercussions to those who were […]

Mom claims racism over daughter’s rope burns on school trip

A  Black mother in Waco, Texas is outraged after her daughter came home from a school trip with rope burns around her neck. Sandy Rougley sent her daughter on an overnight school trip with her sixth grade classmates last month. During the trip, according to school officials a rope was mistakenly wrapped around her daughter’s […]