White People: “You blacks need to get over what we did to you. It was so long ago and it wasn’t even that bad. So what if us honest hard working christians could attend a lynching after church, where’s the issue in that?”
this shit was happening like 40 fucking years ago. hell this shit STILL HAPPENS
The fact that he has on a u.s. army sweatshirt is just …..
history is incredibly fucked up and the 1943 race riots in Detroit were incredibly fucked upbut the second photo is much more clear about the interactions between these three. Source on the 2nd photo was an issue of Life magazine from the time. They were helping him to safety.
Well done Tumblr. You posted a picture without context and made two of the nicest people look like complete monsters.
THIS IS AN EXACT REPRESENTATION OF MEDIA MAKING YOU SEE WHAT THEY WANT YOU TO SEE
Fuck you tumblr.