The More That You Know…

“On April 13, 1873, on Easter Sunday, 150 black and 2 white men were killed during the Colfax Massacre in Colfax, Louisana.
After the Democrats lost a hotly contested race for governor of Louisiana, the Ku Klux Klan and a small army of supporters responded by attacking the Colfax Courthouse. The state militia, which was mainly black, responded but they were outnumbered by their attackers.”

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2 Responses to The More That You Know…

  1. Otis P. Driftwood says:

    Excellent job on these little snippets of history. Thanks.

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