Tag: Red Summer Murders

The hard terrifying truth about the white-supremacist led Red Summer
Revisiting History

The hard terrifying truth about the white-supremacist led Red Summer

For decades (and probably centuries) white supremacists have staged attacks and the variant on black and brown people -- some so important to history yet they often go untacked about. In this Revisiting History article, we explore the summer of 1919 in the United States -- otherwise known as the Red Summer. During much of that year (Spring; Summer, and Fall) hundreds of deaths occurred across the United States. But before you go thinking that it was due to something like the measles, think again, in fact the cause couldn't be anymore different. According to historians at the University of Southern California, hundreds of African American people were killed at the hands of white supremacists for much of that year. Fact: In Elaine Arkansas, more than 150 deaths occurred in total includin...
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