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Racial Reckoning: Prosecuting America's Civil Rights Murders

Racial Reckoning:  Prosecuting America

by Renee Romano,
The Florida Courier, November 21, 2014

On July 11, 1964, Ku Klux Klansmen shot and killed Lemuel Penn, a 49-year old assistant superintendent of schools in Washington D.C., as he and two companions were driving home after two weeks of Army reserve training in Fort Benning, GA.


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