Life at the Turn of the Century
By: Micaela Lovingood
Changes During the 20th Century
Forms of Discrimination
Lynching: Killing a person for an offense with or without a legal trial, usually by hanging.
Wilmington Race Riots: Democratic party leaders were holding a long range campaign strategy to gain political control of Wilmington again but they lost to black republicans, and in result of that there was a huge riot because the democrats sought revenge.
W.E.B DuBois vs. Booker T. Washington: Each black leader had their own philosophies. Both of them disagreed with eachother strongly an strategies for black economic and social progress. Washington believed in self-help while DuBois said otherwise, he believed it should be accomplished increasing their knowledge.
Ida B. Wells: Wells was a journalist/activist that led an anti-lynching crusade in the 1890's.