“Following [World War I], black veterans returned to face a struggle no less fierce than the one overseas. More than seventy black people were lynched during the first year after armistice. Ten black soldiers, some still in uniform, were lynched.”

Source: Kwame Ture (formerly known as Stokley Carmichael) and Charles Hamilton. Black Power. pg. 26-7. 1967.

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