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10 Ida B. Wells quotes to celebrate her legacy

July 16, 2019 at 11:30 am | Lifestyle

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

July 16, 2019 at 11:30 am | Lifestyle

“The miscegnation laws of the South only operate against the legitimate union of the races; they leave the white man free to seduce all the colored girls he can, but it is death to the colored man who yields to the force and advances of a similar attraction in white women. White men lynch the offending Afro-American, not because he is a despoiler of virtue, but because he succumbs to the smiles of white women.”

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