RACES: They Done Me Wrong

Life in Greenwood, Fla. was a little less dull one day last week when all the white folks in the neighborhood were invited out to George Cannidy's place for a lynching. Someone had dragged Farmer Cannidy's young daughter Lola out across his cotton patch, raped her near a pigsty, bashed in her head and left her under some pine boughs for dead. A Negro buck named Claude Neal had been arrested for the crime, lodged for safe keeping in a jail across the Alabama line at Brewton. One hundred Floridians had driven over...

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