TIL Mary Turner, Pregnant, was Lynched in Georgia for Publicly Criticizing Husband’s Lynching. Her baby was cut from her stomach and crushed under a foot while letting out a cry. by whatilearned December 8, 2021, 9:50 pm Read more: https://calendar.eji.org/racial-injustice/may/19 What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote babycriticizingcrushedcrycutfootGeorgiahusbandslettinglynchedlynchingMARYpregnantpubliclystomachTILToday I learnedTurner See more Previous article Visual Studio Code November 2021 (v1.63) Next article Visual Studio Code November 2021 24 Comments Leave a Reply JFC this is horrendous Log in to Reply A 100 years ago is not that long ago. Log in to Reply Wish I never learned that. This is absolutely terrible. Log in to Reply Horrible…. I just don’t understand. Log in to Reply This really should’ve come with some sort of fucking trigger warning. This is absolutely horrid Log in to Reply I think the fact that the vast majority of people find this infuriating should speak for how far along we’ve come since then. Log in to Reply 1918 wasn’t that long ago when you think about it Log in to Reply this belongs in r/awfuleverything Log in to Reply Can there be a subreddit for TIDNL. cuz I did not want to learn that Log in to Reply Don’t talk about the bad parts of American History Log in to Reply This is sickening. No wonder US white people outsourced lynching to the police, so they no longer have to do it themselves. Kill a few black people, it keeps the others in line. The cops do the killings, and the white citizens acquit them, it’s a social contract. Log in to Reply Pastoral scene of the gallant South. Log in to Reply Lynchings were often publicized as Sunday gathering-esque events that sold post cards and even had souvenirs from the corpse you could take [home](https://nmaahc.si.edu/explore/stories/collection/evidence-things-unsaid). Truly nasty pepple. Log in to Reply And this is why Republicans want to erase history. One hundred years from now the only thing kids will learn in school is how half the country was once really mean to the greatest leader this country has ever seen; Donald Trump. /s Log in to Reply Can I get a NSFW tag? One more reason to avoid the south… Log in to Reply Some things you learn should be kept to yourself. Log in to Reply I’d be willing to bet that a significant portion of the lynch mob’s currently living descendants are “Pro-life” and proudly support their “heritage”. Log in to Reply This is terrifying! Unfortunately, the South (mindset) is rising again, too. Log in to Reply This is horrible Log in to Reply This stuff happens all the time today. Maybe not in the states but for sure in parts of Africa and parts of the Middle East. Log in to Reply Humans are just monsters Log in to Reply Man, my first assumption was that this was something that took place in medieval times in Georgia the country Log in to Reply Why are people focusing on history? Just get over it /s Log in to Reply I’d like to unlearn this Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.