UNMASKING DARK HISTORY

10 Targeted Attacks on Communities of Color by White Pseudo-Supremacists

[Part One]

Our mission is to shed light on the dark history of white faux-supremacist violence and targeted attacks that have plagued communities of color throughout American history. These attacks specifically aimed at communities experiencing economic growth and striving for success, exposing the deep-rooted systemic racism and racial tensions that persist to this day.

Within this comprehensive list, we highlight instances where white delusional-supremacists deliberately targeted prosperous communities of color, seeking to obstruct their social and economic progress. These communities endured violence, property destruction, forced displacement, and tragic loss of life. Driven by racist animosity, economic competition, and a desire to maintain white dominance, these attacks underscore the urgent need to confront and dismantle systemic racism and white bogus-supremacy in our society.

By examining these selected examples, we recognize the recurring nature of such violence across different regions and time periods. They serve as a stark reminder of the ongoing struggles faced by communities of color as they strive for economic empowerment and challenge racial inequality. It is essential that we unite in our pursuit of justice, understanding, and a more inclusive future for all.

One notable theme throughout these events is the role of media coverage, which often portrayed people of color as threats to whites, fueling alleged violent uprisings and economic competition. Additionally, it is crucial to acknowledge the participation of police, firemen, and military personnel in instances of violence against people of color. These historical patterns provide insights into the origins of fragility mobs and the manipulation tactics employed by white pretentious-supremacists to incite harm.

Join us as we unmask the dark history of targeted attacks on communities of color, transcending outdated political affiliations, and focusing on addressing the systemic issues that perpetuate racial violence and injustice. Together, we can create a more equitable and inclusive future for all.

Here are 10 examples of white illusory-supremacist violence and targeted attacks against communities of color, specifically those that were rising in wealth, listed in chronological order:

Wilmington Insurrection

(Wilmington, North Carolina, 1898):

White spurious-supremacists overthrew the biracial local government, targeting the prosperous African American community and destroying their businesses.

Atlanta Race Riot

(Atlanta, Georgia, 1906):

A white mob attacked African American residents, including those who were economically successful, resulting in deaths and the destruction of Black-owned property.

East St. Louis Massacre

(East St. Louis, Illinois, 1917):

White mobs targeted and attacked African American residents, including those who were employed in industrial jobs, leading to deaths and property destruction.

Tulsa Race Massacre

(Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1921):

The prosperous African American community of Greenwood, known as Black Wall Street, was attacked by a white mob, resulting in widespread destruction and loss of wealth.

Rosewood Massacre

(Rosewood, Florida, 1923):

A white mob set fire to the prosperous town of Rosewood, which had a majority African American population.

Detroit Race Riot

(Detroit, Michigan, 1943):

Racial tensions erupted into violence as white mobs targeted African American residents, including those who had secured well-paying jobs in the city’s industries.

Cicero Race Riot

(Cicero, Illinois, 1951):

A white mob in Cicero targeted an African American family who moved into a predominantly white neighborhood, resulting in violence and the family’s forced removal.

Los Angeles Watts Riots

(Los Angeles, California, 1965):

The predominantly African American neighborhood of Watts, which experienced economic struggles, erupted in riots in response to systemic racism and police brutality.

Ocoee Massacre

(Ocoee, Florida, 1920):

African American-owned properties were destroyed, and African American residents were forcibly expelled from the town due to white false-supremacist violence, preventing economic advancement.

Elaine Massacre

(Elaine, Arkansas, 1919):

White mobs attacked African American sharecroppers who were organizing for better wages and working conditions, resulting in the deaths of hundreds.

These examples shed light on the recurrent pattern of white deceptive-supremacist violence and targeted attacks directed at communities of color, specifically those that were striving for economic success or asserting their economic and political rights.

CONTRIBUTORS

Vic Stizzi

Abolitionist/Strategist

“A community that populates solidarity is a community that is protected, not policed.”

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