Blood Justice Summary

Blood Justice Summary - Blood Justice Summary The Lynching...

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Blood Justice Summary: The Lynching of Mack Charles Parker happened in 1959 in Poplarville Mississippi. Mr. Parker had been accused of raping a white pregnant women and was to stand trail for these accusations. While in holding for trail, a mob of men (suspected white supremacists) broke into the jail and brutally kidnapped Parker from his cell. Shortly after this the group murdered Parker and left his body to be found along a river almost 1 week later. Other Characters: JP Walker, Preacher Lee and Jewel Alford- The only three men who actually entered Parker’s cell. (others waited outside) C.J. Mondy- Parker’s cell mate who Parker accuses of raping the white women right before he is dragged out of his cell. June Walters – White woman who was the accused victim of Parker’s rape. Sebe Dale- Court justice who presided over M.C. Parkers case. Suspected of being a white supremacist himself, he showed little sympathy towards the murder of a black and let all of the suspected assailants go free. Significance: This story comes only 4 years after the lynching of Emmett Till, a 14 year old boy who was brutally murdered in the south after whistling at a white women. These two cases together played a large role in starting anti-lynching campaigns
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