The Moore’s Ford Lynching (July 1946)

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" On July 14, 1946, four African American sharecroppers were lynched at Moore’s Ford in northeast Georgia in an event now described as the “last mass lynching in America.” Yet the killers of George Dorsey, Mae Murray Dorsey, Roger Malcolm, and Dorothy … Read MoreThe Moore’s Ford Lynching (July 1946)

The Hamburg Massacre (1876)

Map of the Hamburg Massacre Image Ownership: Public Domain On July 8, 1876, the small town of Hamburg, South Carolina erupted in violence as the community’s African American militia clashed with whites from the surrounding rural area.  Hamburg was a small all-black community across the … Read MoreThe Hamburg Massacre (1876)