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  • Date contains "1895"

January 5, 1895

White political leaders target the black community with educational requirement to vote.

January 5, 1895

As the only black student in his class of 100 students, Dr. R.E. Jones became one of the first “colored” doctors to drive around in his own buggy.

January 5, 1895

Local Richmonder finds success in making shoes and is now the owner of one of the largest “colored” shoe establishments.

January 5, 1895

“Colored” man comes to Richmond with nothing, and becomes very successful and has become an established merchant.

January 5, 1895

A white man is killed for trespassing in a black community, while two black brothers are arrested in the dispute that follows in Georgia.

January 12, 1895

A white man comes into the black community and accuses a black woman of stealing $89.

January 12, 1895

Intended “reforms” in voting policies backfire as the number of voters drops.

January 12, 1895

An Ohio judge demands that the police guarantee the safety of those they are arresting.

January 12, 1895

White man is lynched after he murders a man on Christmas Eve in North Carolina.

January 19, 1895

A commercial enterprise project needs Christians to help advertise the organization and to fill jobs.
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