The Lynching of Willie Earle - Vince Jackson - Shared screen with speaker view
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A federal law against lynching was passed this year by both houses of Congress. It is a version of the Emmett Till Antilynching Act.
There is a Clemson connection (indirectly) with the Leo Frank lynching. Tom Watson was a populist in Georgia and was a noted racist, anti-Semite, anti-Catholic, who championed punishment for Frank. His daughter married SC newspaperman Walter Brown who was a good friend of Jimmie Byrnes SC statesman and served as a press secretary. Brown ended up owning WSPA radio/TV. When sold, the Watson - Brown foundation was founded and has provided scholarships including to Clemson students and for the conservation of important manuscripts written by John C. Calhoun.
Fascinating presentation. Had to use my phone as ZOOM was not working well on my laptop today.
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Thanks, Vince. Excellent, insightful presentation.
Vince, I know the theme of your presentation was lynching, but it seems that our state has not removed itself from the history books re: racial violence. The 1968 Orangeburg shooting of three SC State students and the racially motivated killings at Mother Emmanuel Church in 2015
Link to Mary C. Simms Oliphant's SC history book https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=loc.ark:/13960/t8hd84268&view=1up&seq=1
Thank you Vince for your research and presentation on this important subject.