This Day in US History… Dems Slaughter 300 Black Republicans
Grand Old Partisan reminds us of this sad day in American History:
On this day in 1868, a mob of Democrats massacred nearly 300 African-American Republicans in Opelousas, Louisiana.
The savagery began when racist Democrats attacked a newspaper editor, a white Republican and schoolteacher for ex-slaves. Several African-Americans rushed to the assistance of their friend, and in response, Democrats went on a “Negro hunt,” killing every African-American (all of whom were Republicans) in the area they could fnd.