Martyrs Reviewed: Rev. George Lee

The chronology prepared by the SPLC begins in 1955 with the murder of Rev. George Lee. Lee was a member of the NAACP, the operator of aprinting press, and a reverend to a Baptist church in Belzoni, Mississippi. Lee wanted to be the first black person in Humphrey County to vote. No African-American in HumpreyContinue reading “Martyrs Reviewed: Rev. George Lee”

Civil Rights Martyrs Reviewed

While I was working on my Bachelor’s degree in History, I had to create a capstone on a chosen topic. I chose to do mine on the Martyrs of the American Civil Right’s movement.  Of course there are several upon several people that could be written about under that category, so I had to narrowContinue reading “Civil Rights Martyrs Reviewed”