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  • Date contains "1900"

January 6, 1900

The Planet ridicules a series of racist assertions by a white newspaper.

January 6, 1900

The Planet offers a detailed account of a black man’s hanging.

January 6, 1900

White bystanders refuse to help an injured black man.

January 6, 1900

A poem that depicts the enduring relationship between a "colored" man and his former owner. The poem reveals the romanticism white Southerners held for slavery.

January 6, 1900

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A table containing the number of lynchings that have been recorded across the nation, recording names, reasons, and dates of the lynchings.

January 13, 1900

The Planet argues against The Richmond Daily Dispatch on “Separate Cars”, pointing out that black people are "humiliated."

January 13, 1900

The only "colored" editor in West Virginia stands accused of criminal libel.

January 13, 1900

A group of three white men whip another white man's black tenant, leading to a lethal fight at the county courthouse.

January 20, 1900

The Planet celebrates black accomplishment while denying any desire to mingle with white people.

January 20, 1900

The national government denies an anti-lynching petition despite the 3,200 "colored-person" signatures.
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