SOURCE: NY Times
Beyond the lynchings, 1919 became notable for another tactic that white mobs used to strike at the heart of African-American communities: attacking black churches just as they were emerging as the center of black life in America.
SOURCE: The Guardian
100 years after hundreds of African Americans were reportedly killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a memorial is set to bring details of the tragedy to light.
by David Krugler
How should the challenging but essential task of remembering and commemorating this troubling history be confronted?
SOURCE: USA Today
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: Tom Dispatch
by Arnold R. Isaacs
The comparison couldn’t, in many ways, be grimmer or more telling.
SOURCE: NY Times
by Andrew Roberts
More than most, he understood the grave challenges facing the West at the end of World War I.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Steven C. Beda
Remembering the 1919 Seattle General Strike on its 100th anniversary.
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