The negro has suffered far more from the commission of this crime against the women of his race by white men than the white race has ever suffered through his crimes.
There is nothing we can do about the lynching now, as we are out-numbered and without arms.
The white man’s victory soon became complete by fraud, violence, intimidation and murder.
Our country’s national crime is lynching. It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury, or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob.
The South resented giving the Afro-American his freedom, the ballot box and the Civil Rights Law.
Thus lynch law held sway in the far West until civilization spread into the Territories and the orderly processes of law took its place. The emergency no longer existing, lynching gradually disappeared from the West.
The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press.
Somebody must show that the Afro-American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it seems to have fallen upon me to do so.
What becomes a crime deserving capital punishment when the tables are turned is a matter of small moment when the negro woman is the accusing party.
The alleged menace of universal suffrage having been avoided by the absolute suppression of the negro vote, the spirit of mob murder should have been satisfied and the butchery of negroes should have ceased.