An Apostrophe to the Lynched (1916)

Leila Amos Pendleton; Crisis, 1916 Hang there, O my murdered brothers, sons of Ethiopia, our common Mother! Hang there, with faces upturned, mutely calling down vengeance from the Most High God! Call down vengeance upon this barbarous nation; a nation of hypocrites, time-servers ad gold-worshippers; a nation of ranting, ramping, stamping creatures who call themselves […]