Decisions: Racists' Rights

"In 1933, a nigger grabbed a 75-year-old white woman in this town and brutally raped her. Brutally raped her. Did the people go out and say that nigger was a victim of discrimination and that's why he raped her? No. Three thousand people from this town rose up, took that beast out, and hung him." The speaker was one of six leaders of a National States Rights Party rally last August in front of the courthouse in Princess Anne, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Inside the courthouse, two Negroes were being held on charges of raping a white...

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