Colored Woman’s Assailant White.

November 17, 1906

Summary

In Mississippi, a white planter is sentenced to life in prison because he attacked a black woman.

Transcription

Colored Woman’s Assailant White.
Planter Given Life Term in Prison for His Crime
De Kalb, Miss., Nov. 8.-- W. T. Boyd, a white planter, was convicted in the Circuit Court today of criminal assault on Mandy Watkins colored, and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penitentiary. Counsel for both sides agreed on this form of punishment, and no appeal will be taken.
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Upper Right Quadrant

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Emma Roberts

Citation

“Colored Woman’s Assailant White.,” Black Virginia: The Richmond Planet, 1894-1909, accessed June 20, 2024, https://blackvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/823.