• Three (3) FULL pages per essay. Points will be deducted for essay under requirement.
• 12 pt Times New Roman font; 1 inch margins ALL around the page; double-spaced.
• Utilize proper formatting (MLA, ) making sure to note all citations properly.
• DO NOT USE OUTSIDE REFERENCES or WIKIPEDIA as a source; ONLY utilize notes from Ida Wells and a small amount from Booker T Washington to support your work)
Paper Prompt/Question: Choose two issues (Social justification) purported to “justify” lynching and the strategies deployed by Ida B. Wells to counter these narratives. What issues did Wells highlight and what methods did she use to raise public consciousness about lynching in her pamphlet “A Red Record.”
Social justifications for lynching:
1.) Reconstruction Era: Blacks were lynched because whites feared “Negro Domination” and wanted to stay powerful in the government.
2.) Race Riots: Once the Civil War ended, there were many riots supposedly being planned by blacks.
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