An African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist and, with her husband, newspaper owner Ferdinand L. Barnett, an early leader in the civil rights movement. She documented lynching in the United States, showing how it was often a way to control or punish blacks who competed with whites. She was active in the women's rights and the women's suffrage movement, establishing several notable women's organizations.
Table of Contents
The Red Record, Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynching in the United States
Southern Horrors, Lynch Law in All Its Phases
Mob Rule in New Orleans, Robert Charles and His Fight to Death, the Story of His Life, Burning Human Beings Alive, Other Lynching Statistics