Thursday, September 29, 2016
On the Fact that Oprah Winfrey Once Claimed that MILLIONS of Blacks Were Lynched in Amerca
Yeah, she's a wee-bit off. According to Tuskegee University, a total of 4,743 individuals (most of whom were accused of criminal activity and often in areas where law-enforcement was far away) were lynched from 1882 to 1968 and 27.3% of these folks were white. Yes, it was a dark period in American history (we're all opposed to vigilantism, I suspect) but nothing is ever gained from misinformation and hyperbole. Nothing.............And, no, Ms. Winfrey wasn't fact-checked by the mainstream media.