Yulonda Eadie Sano is an assistant professor of history in the Department of Social Sciences at Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, where she teaches courses in African-American, American, and Women’s History. She received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Kentucky and her Ph.D. in history from The Ohio State University. Her current research explores the desegregation of secondary schools and medical colleges in the South.
“Image Ownership: Public Domain” The murder of Mack Charles Parker is considered one of the last civil rights era lynchings. On the night of April 24, 1959, a mob abducted Parker from the Pearl River County Jail in Poplarville, Mississippi, where he was awaiting trial … Read MoreMack Charles Parker (1936-1959)