Posts Tagged ‘ lynching ’

Zeitgeist Spam: With the Noose Around My Neck 160

 

Source: Zeitgeist Spam: With the Noose Around My Neck 160

The unbearable grief of Black mothers – Vox

Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, wipes her eyes during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Stand Your Ground” laws on October 29, 2013, in Washington, DC.Win McNamee/Getty Images

Between Covid-19 and police brutality, the burden of grief is yet another risk to Black mothers’ health.

Source: The unbearable grief of Black mothers – Vox

Emmett Till’s mother opened his casket and sparked the civil rights movement – The Lily

Mamie Till-Mobley weeps at her son’s funeral on Sept. 6, 1955, in Chicago. (Chicago Sun-Times/AP)

She changed history.

Source: – The Lily

Why Ahmaud Arbery’s killing was a lynching – Vox

 

Ahmaud Arbery.runwithmaud.com

Ahmaud Arbery was killed in the street by white men. That’s how lynchings work.

Source: Why Ahmaud Arbery’s killing was a lynching – Vox

Kara Walker Invites You to a Public Hanging

Kara Walker, “Consume” (1998), cut paper, collection of John Crutchfield and Robert Hobbs

Walker’s installation “Virginia’s Lynch Mob” evokes a latter-day Saturnalia, turning the world upside-down.

Source: Kara Walker Invites You to a Public Hanging

Hartford Demands Justice for Trayvon Martin

The people of Hartford, Connecticut  will take to the streets on Saturday, March 31 at 10:00 a.m. to call for justice for Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old boy MURDERED in Florida by racist George Zimmerman. Zimmerman HAS NOT been arrested or charged for killing Trayvon Martin. Join us to call for the arrest of George Zimmerman, and to show solidarity with the family of Trayvon.

Let the world know that WE WILL NOT ACCEPT the murder of an unarmed young Black man by a racist vigilante in the guise of a “neighborhood watch” member!

A Black teen in a hoodie DOES NOT equal “suspicious!” Trayvon Martin was LYNCHED and we DEMAND JUSTICE NOW!!

MEET AT ALBANY AND MAIN AT 10:00 a.m. SATURDAY, MARCH 31!
Speakers include:
Minister Cornell Lewis
Laresse Harvey of Civic Trust Lobbying
J. Stan McCauley “The People’s Mayor”
 
For further information, contact info@thehartmonitor.com or call 860-461-2611.