“It was branded “Red Summer” because of the bloodshed and amounted to some of the worst white-on-black violence in U.S. history.<br><br>The people who were the icons of the civil rights movement were raised by the people who survived Red Summer,” …<br><br>That explains a lot.

"It was branded "Red Summer" because of the bloodshed and amounted to some of the worst white-on-black violence in U.S. history.

The people who were the icons of the civil rights movement were raised by the people who survived Red Summer," ...

That explains a lot.

Hundreds of black deaths in ‘Red Summer’ ignored century later

Violence galvanized blacks to defend themselves and their neighborhoods with fists and guns; reinvigorated civil rights organizations like the NAACP and led to a new era of activism
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