Atlanta turned out in force to watch the lynching of Sam Hose (Wilkes), a itinerant black worker who admitted killing wealthy Alfred Cranford, a resident of the rural town of Newnan. Also to be lynched was a black man, perhaps a preacher, name Strickland, who may have had a role in killing Cranford.
January 27, 2017 9:22 pm
The “talented tenth”. That’s who W.E.B. Du Bois thought would make the difference for black people of the United States. The success of writers, poets and musicians in the Harlem Renaissance