From a boy impregnating his mother to the Blue Vein Society accepting only mulattos; here are the 2019 controversial stories

Michael Eli Dokosi Dec 28, 2019 at 04:00pm

December 28, 2019 at 04:00 pm | 2019 in Review

Michael Eli Dokosi

Michael Eli Dokosi | Staff Writer

December 28, 2019 at 04:00 pm | 2019 in Review

Large crowd looking at the burned body of Jesse Washington, 18 year-old African American, lynched in Waco, Texas, May 15, 1916 via wikimedia commons.

Jesse Washington

The murder of black boys George Armwood on October 18, 1933 and Emmett Till on August 28, 1955 by white mobs comprising men, women and children stunned well-meaning people – black or white. However, in this piece, involving 17-year-old mentally unstable youth Jesse Washington by another white mob in May 15, 1916 will send chills down the spine.

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