1925 Jacksonville Lynching Victim Killed by Police Honored Sunday


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Photo: Twitter Gunned down by police, the killing of a Black Jacksonville man and public display of his corpse to placate a racist mob 96 years ago marked an ugly chapter in the city's history. The lynching of Willie Washington, a 22-year-old chauffeur, was remembered Sunday as the act of racial terrorism that it was when it happened. Tags:& Black Star NewsGunned down by police1925 killing of a Black Jacksonville manracist mob 96 years agolynching of Willie Washington22-year-old chauffeureliminate racism