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Damon Mitchell

Damon Mitchell

Damon Mitchell is a writer and student at Wayne State University in Detroit. He has been published in Next City and The South End, and writes about culture, politics and urban issues for The Culture Pages (a Medium publication).

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The People’s Grocery Lynching, Memphis, Tennessee

On March 2, 1892, in Memphis, Tennessee, a racially charged mob grew out of a fight between a black and a white youth near People’s Grocery.