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”
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Your Aversion To Fire Is Not An Excuse To Sit Out.
On May 25, 2020 , a Black man named George Floyd was murdered by a police officer in the streets of Minneapolis, MN. The police officer pressed his knee against George’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds as his fellow officers watched…as civilians screamed and recorded… and as George Floyd begged for hisContinue reading “Your Aversion To Fire Is Not An Excuse To Sit Out.”