Day in the History of Racial Injustice

January 24, 1954 ~ Milam and Roy Bryant, two white men from Mississippi who were acquitted in the 1955 kidnapping and murder of Emmett Louis Till, confessed in look magazine. The two killers were paid a reported $4,000 for their participation in the article.

Arkansas Gazette

January 24, 1879 ~ A white mob in Clark County, Arkansas, lynched a Black man named Ben Daniels and his two sons. Earlier in the day, when Mr. Daniels tried to pay for something with a $50 bill, the white merchant assumed a Black man could only have that much money if he had stolen it.

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