BLACK VIGILANTISM: THE RISE AND DECLINE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LYNCH MOB ACTIVITY IN THE MISSISSIPPI AND ARKANSAS DELTAS, 1883-1923

@article{Hill2010BLACKVT,
  title={BLACK VIGILANTISM: THE RISE AND DECLINE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LYNCH MOB ACTIVITY IN THE MISSISSIPPI AND ARKANSAS DELTAS, 1883-1923},
  author={Karlos K. Hill},
  journal={The Journal of African American History},
  year={2010},
  volume={95},
  pages={26 - 43}
}
  • Karlos K. Hill
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of African American History
In Issaquena County, Mississippi, in April 1884, Samuel T. Wilson, a white convict guard, allegedly ordered the murder of Negia McDaniel, a black fisherman. According to the newspaper account, Wilson and a crew of African American convicts under his command were hauling lumber aboard a river flatboat and landed near McDaniel, who was fishing. After Wilson and McDaniel started arguing, Wilson allegedly ordered two African American convicts to take McDaniel aboard the flatboat, beat him, and… Expand
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