Saturday, January 8, 2011

Do a good deed every day... John Hope Franklin

Storycorps is a great source of Americana.
Listen as John Hope Franklin, the late scholar of African American history, tells his son, John, about being a Boy Scout during the 1920s.

Monday, January 3, 2011

Black Folks in Mississippi Suspicious of "Suicide" Hanging

Frederick Jermaine Carter hanging (Lynching) in Mississippi, NO
Suicide according to the NAACP
Posted on December 15, 2010 by EOTM Press Room 7

By: Carla Barnes
26 year old African American Frederick Jermaine Carter was
found hanging in a Mississippi tree in a white suburb on Friday,
December 3, 2010. The USA Today first reported it as a suicide,
however, the NAACP just recently contests the findings, they feel
it may actually be a lynching.