Day in the History of Racial Injustice

January 4, 1876 ~ Mississippi “pig law” passed to punish farm animal theft with 5 years in prison and to allow the state to lease prisoners to private employees.

January 4, 2008 ~ A SWAT team kicked in the door at the Lima, Ohio, home of Tarika Wilson, 24, shot and killed her while she was holding her 14-month-old son. The baby was shot in the arm and shoulder and survived but his finger was amputated.

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