THE NOVEMBER 10, 1898 WILMINGTON MASSACRE: A COUP D’ETAT ON AMERICAN SOIL

History’s repeating itself.

BEAUTIFUL, ALSO, ARE THE SOULS OF MY BLACK SISTERS

Unknown to many citizens of this so-called nation, is one of the most un-well-known coup d-etats that occurred on American soil.

Another coup d’état, among many, had also occurred in Colfax, Louisiana on  Easter Sunday, April 13, 1873.

The second-most known coup e’tat took place in Wilmington, North Carolina.

In 1896, Republican bi-racial coalition government of Blacks and Whites held offices in the city of Wilmington. Racist white supremacist Democrats hungered to bring this legitimately elected government down and put in its place an illegitimate government in their fear of a supposed “negro domination” government. In 1894, Ben “Pitchfork” Tillman, who uttered demonic venom towards Black political suffrage,  exhorted the blood-thirsty racists:  “Be a white man, or be a nigger, you have got to make a choice!”, epitomized White male fear of racial and gender anxiety of the bi-racial government so much that the Democrats used political violence and intimidation to bring down the legitimate…

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