THIS DAY IN HISTORY May 19, 1918: Mary Turner Lynching

Mary Turner Marker #tdih 1918 Mary Turner was brutally murdered after she publicly denounced the extrajudicial killing of her husband, Hazel Turner. She was one of at least 3, 446 African Americans lynched between 1882 and 1968 in the United States.

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May 19, 1918: Mary Turner Lynching