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US v. Cruikshank—the KKK Acts, the Constitution and the Reconstruction Amendments

Part 2 of 2.

Tsuhai Nzinga

The investigation into the Colfax massacre lasted almost a year. President Grant had suspended Habeas Corpus and ninety seven white men were indicted. Only nine would face trial. The remaining perpetrators were wholly protected by the white community at large and were never caught. The indictments and subsequent trials were seen as a grave ...

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May it ever be
One door shuts; one more opens
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