A silent protest parade in 1917 set the stage for civil rights marches

Earlier that year… “East St. Louis was an American pogrom. The fearless African-American anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells traveled to the still smoldering city on July 4 and collected firsthand accounts of the aftermath. She described the incident as an “awful orgy of human butchery.””

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Justin Fair

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