Nov. 30, 2018

The Black Blogger Presents A Mississippi Mini-Lesson

James Lynch and Rust College
It's hard to imagine that on November 30, 1869, the election of James Lynch to Secretary of State, Mississippi would mark the beginning and the end of 1 of only 2 black men to be elected to statewide positions, Blanche K. Bruce being the other in Mississippi. As this past Tuesday proved again a black person going up against the machinations of white supremacy in Mississippi is a daunting task,