The Color Line Murders

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October 8, 2018  

Episode 2: Mary Turner - Brooks County, Georgia

October 8, 2018

In May of 1918, a white farmer was murdered in Brooks County, Georgia. Within a week of his death, 11 African Americans would be lynched, including Mary Turner, who called for the arrest of the men who lynched her husband

More about Mary Turner and the Lynching Rampage of 1918
Learn more about the Mary Turner Project The organization is always looking for more people to get involved in their work for racial justice and reconciliation

Performed by Ross Gentry. Courtesy of Headway Recordings in Asheville, North Carolina. Learn more here