Article from The Weekly Herald about the lynching of George Meadows at Pratt Mines in Jefferson County, Alabama. Meadows, an African American, was accused of assaulting a white woman and killing her young son.
This article gives an account of the arrest of the "Scottsboro Boys," which was submitted by a traveling salesman. It describes the appearance and behavior of the nine young men and the two women they were accused of assaulting, and it mentions...
In the message the anonymous writer advocates the murder of African Americans to "teach them that they...have no rights whatever." The writer praises South African authorities, who "turn the machine guns" on black citizens "and mow them down by the...
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