Sunday, June 23, 2024

Houston 1917: the Race War of Camp Logan

by Michael Corcoran The gallows smelled of fresh-cut lumber. Thirteen nooses for the black soldiers who’d killed 15 white cops and civilians in Houston. As the ropes were tightened around their necks, one of the condemned men started singing a Negro spiritual. The others fell in with shaky voices that got stronger. “I’m comin’ home,” […]