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  • Date contains "1896"

January 4, 1896

John Mitchell speaks to an audience of fellow Pythians in Suffolk, garnering support.

January 4, 1896

A racist former Governor faces financial collapse and applies for a low-paying civil service position.

January 4, 1896

A letter to the paper bitterly complains about the attempted boycott of the Planet.

January 4, 1896

A group of unjustly imprisoned black women and a man wait in prison for retrial.

January 11, 1896

A black lawyer enjoys great financial success in Kentucky, despite racial bias.

January 11, 1896

A black man is assaulted by white boys while at his construction job.

January 11, 1896

The Planet honors the white city engineer who helped found the armory for the black militia

January 11, 1896

The Lunenburg Case must be postponed to the next court term.

January 18, 1896

The black members of the city were not informed of an upcoming vote because white council members knew they would oppose the measure.

January 18, 1896

A married couple is murdered because the husband was a white man and the wife a black woman.
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