TIL of William Lewis Moore, a postal worker and Congress of Racial Equality member who was gunned down in Keener, Alabama, during a lone protest march from Chattanooga, TN to Jackson, MS, where he intended to deliver a letter to Governor Ross Barnett, supporting civil rights.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Lewis_Moore

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  1. This is a depressing story. I remember reading an article where a white guy was friend with 2 black dudes, and when the racist folks saw them 3 together they were all executed on the spot.

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