The lynching of Jesse Washington. This Black History Month be Emboldened to Live Your Truth for all those murdered in the land of the free.
Washington was beaten with shovels and bricks,was castrated, and his ears were cut off. A tree supported the iron chain that lifted him above the fire. Jesse attempted to climb up the skillet hot chain. For this, the men cut off his fingers.
Jesse was 15. The year was 1916.