Charles “Allie” Thompson Commemoration

On Saturday, November 17, 2018, in Culpeper, Virginia, the lives of three men, Charles “Allie” Thompson (d. 1918), William Grayson (d. 1850), and William Thompson (d. 1877), were remembered. The men were all lynched in Culpeper County. The Remembrance and Reflection event at the Culpeper Baptist Church marked the centennial of Allie Thompson’s lynching.  The […]

Remembering the 1940’s in Mobile

Henry Williams, Johnny Williams, Ennis Bell, Theodore Wesley Samuels, Prentiss McCann, and Rayfield Davis all died at the height of the segregation era in Mobile. On August 15, 1942, Private Henry Williams was traveling to base at Brookley Air Force when he asked the driver, Grover Chandler, to keep to the schedule in order for […]