Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases


      Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases
Ida Bell Wells, later Wells Barnett 1862 1931 , was an African American civil rights advocate and an early women s rights advocate active in the Woman Suffrage Movement Fearless in her opposition to lynchings, Wells documented hundreds of these atrocities Wells became a public figure in Memphis when, in 1884, she led a campaign against racial segregation on the local railway In 1889, she became co owner and editor of Free Speech, an anti segregationist newspaper based in Memphis on Beale Street She also published in 1892 her famous pamphlet Southern Horrors Lynch Law in All its Phases This pamphlet, along with her 1895 The Red Record Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynching in the United States, documented her research on and campaign against lynching In 1892, Wells went to Great Britain at the behest of British Quaker Catherine Impey An opponent of imperialism and proponent of racial equality, Impey wanted to be sure that the British public was informed about the problem of lynching After her retirement, Wells wrote her autobiography, Crusade for Justice 1928 Her other works include Mob Rule in New Orleans 1900. Best Download Books Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases By Ida B. Wells-Barnett – tbjewellers.co.uk

Ida Bell Wells Barnett July 16, 1862 March 25, 1931 was an African American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist and, with her husband, newspaper owner Ferdinand L Barnett, an early leader in the civil rights movement She documented lynching in the United States, showing how it was often a way to control or punish blacks who competed with whites, often under the guise of rape charges She was active in women s rights and the women s suffrage movement, establishing several notable women s organizations Wells was a skilled and persuasive rhetorician, and traveled internationally on lecture tours from Wikipedia

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  • Paperback
  • 48 pages
  • Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases
  • Ida B. Wells-Barnett
  • English
  • 12 July 2018
  • 1409916049

10 thoughts on “ Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases

  1. says:

    Outraged by the execution of her friend Thomas Moss in the Curve Riot by a black masked mob, Ida B Wells, co owner and editor of the Memphis negro newspaper The Free Speech and Headlight, began to research the facts that lay behind the lynching of black men in the South Two and a half months later, in May of 1892, she published, in The Free Speech, an editorial on the subject Eight negroes lynched since last issue of the Free Speech, one at Little Rock, Ark., last Saturday morning where the Outraged by the execution of her friend Thomas Moss in the Curve Riot by a black masked mob, Ida B Wells, co owner and editor of the Memphis negro newspaper The Free Speech and Headlight, began to research the facts that lay behind the lynching of black men in the South Two and a half months later, in May of 1892, she published, in The Free Speech, an editorial on the subject Eight negroes lynched since last issue of the Free Speech, one at Little Rock, Ark., last Saturday morning where the citizens ...

  2. says:

    Written as a declaration statement research paper, this was a glimpse into the trivialized injustices that were put on full display towards Black people in the South in the late 1800 s 2 quotes from it The appeal to the white man s pocket has ever beeneffectual than all the appeals ever made to his conscience Her The South s white citizens are wedded to any method however revolting, any measure however extreme, for the subjugation of the young manhood of the race They have cheated Written as a declaration statement research paper, this was a glimpse into the trivialized injustices that were put on full display towards Black people in the South in the late 1800 s 2 quotes from it T...

  3. says:

    Short and searing Ida B Wells does an incredible job researching lynchings reported in the South In 1892 she works hard to discover if the men lynched had been in fact charged with any crime or if the crime itself was a rumour, based upon a single allegation Frederick Douglass gives this piece his blessing and after reading it, I can see why While reading, I couldn t help but think of the unmitigated violence against black people by police in the United States Men, in positions of power, Short and searing Ida B Wells does an incredible job researching lynchings reported in the South In 1892 she works hard to discover if the men lynched had been in fact charged with any crime or if the crime itself was a rumour, based upon a single allegation Frederick Douglass gives t...

  4. says:

    Really short, really good, really worth a read Even if you don t think you re interested in the subject matter You should be.

  5. says:

    It was difficult to read through this book I found that it took me several tries, having to stop and start over time and time again due to the outlandish nature of the crimes against the men and women identified T...

  6. says:

    Cw overt violent racism, antiBlack violence mentions.This pamphlet is a must read for my fellow white people It details the horrors of the South s Lynch mobs and their brutality against the regions Black inhabitants in the form of case studies and examinations of motives for these heinous crimes Wells examines the prevailing attitudes toward Black Americans and the way that white Southerners enacted terror toward their Black contemporariesWells also ...

  7. says:

    This makes for a fascinating read If you can t stomach occasionally graphic descriptions of violent crimes, maybe don t read this Its a short 50ish page pamphlet printed originally in 1892 Its a discussion of lynchings and what contributed to them towards the end of the 19th century It lays bare the horrid racist narratives of the time, including the false narrative of black males raping white women, something quoted in Dillan Cross s manifesto While this is an old pamphlet much of what This makes for a fascinating read If you can t stomach occasionally graphic descriptions of violent crimes, maybe don t read this Its a short 50ish page pamphlet printed originally in 1892 Its a discussion of lynchings and what contributed to them towards...

  8. says:

    This is my first time reading Ida B Wells, and while I knew of her brilliance before, it was still great to see firsthand.Southern Horrors is incredibly interesting and useful when looked at as history, especially with prime examples of the horrors of lynch law featured within I can also see why it would have been so effective in its day, particularly given her ideas for moving forward from lynch law.Definitely recommended for any one looking for an interesting and important piece of history This is my first time reading Ida B Wells, and while I knew of her brilliance before, it was still great to see firsthand.Southern Horror...

  9. says:

    The excerpts from the white owned newspapers really creeped me out, because of how similar they sound to the modern alt right and other grievance culture internet racists.Highlighted passages view spoiler Wednesday evening May 24, 1892, the city of Memphis was filled with excitement Editorials in the daily papers of that date caused a meeting to be held in the Cotton Exchange Building a committee was sent for the editors of the Free Speech an Afro American journal published in that city, and The excerpts from the white owned newspapers really creeped me out, because of how similar they sound to the modern alt right and other grievance culture internet racists.Highlighted passages view spoiler Wednesday e...

  10. says:

    SavagesThis was an easy read with frightening imagery This is the real picture of lynching I don t know how those African Americans stayed in those same towns when the leaders could be murdered on lies.

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