Oprah Winfrey invoked the lynching of blacks by Democrats in her campaign speech for Democrat Stacie Abrams Thursday in Georgia.
On September 28, 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 find. (Via Grand Old Partisan)
Democrats murdered hundreds of black and white Republicans in the south.
Tuskegee Institute tracked the number of lynchings in the United States. They found that there were 4,743 lynchings in the US from 1882 to 1968. A majority of the lynchings took place in the Democratic South. One in four of the victims were white.
On Thursday Oprah Winfrey campaigned in Georgia for Democrat Stacie Abrams.
Oprah invoked images of lynchings in her support of the far left socialist candidate.
Oprah Winfrey: “I’m here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, who were discriminated against, who were suppressed, who were repressed and oppressed … I refuse to let their sacrifices be in vain.”