Michael Donald (July 24, 1961 – March 21, 1981) was a young African-American man who was murdered in 1981 in Alabama by two KKK  members. The arbitrary murder is sometimes referred to as the last recorded lynching in the United States because his two attackers hanged his body from a tree, in the pattern of mob lynching’s.

Fast Forward to now: not much of a difference: A MODERN DAY LYNCHING

9 Dead While attending Bible study and praying at a Black church in South Carolina. There are no words that can describe such a horrific act. People say that actions speak louder than words but what can you say when a man walks into a church and shoots 9 people dead.

Lets be honest with one another and do not try to sugarcoat this barbaric act. Racism is not something people are born with, this is something that is learned through life. Mental illness and hatred are not a reason for a young 21-year-old man to go into a church and shoot 9 people in cold blood. 

We have serious issues in this Country that needs to be looked into. Mainstream media needs to stop looking for excuses or whom to blame, and our politician’s should not bring politics into any of these tragedies.

We are in the year 2015 and we still have racism, injustice, and inequality in this wonderful Country.  We still have a culture that believes that anyone that is not of the white complexion is below them and of  their standards. For most white pride fanatics their way of living is the correct way that America should be. It is easy for them to kill all minority.  When people look back in history to June 2015 They are going to see the news of the people killed in the church and their probably going to say “wow it sure did take us a long time to get ourselves together.” 

American’s have to realize that we do have a huge problem. The 9 people killed at the church where not looking for any hand outs, not looking to overtake the government, they where looking to praise the Lord, they where in Bible study. My heart goes out to their family. We all need to change our ways one way or another. We must learn from one another, embrace one another, change our ways. How many more people have to die? And for what? We all have to wake up every day and survive no matter what color, creed, or nationality we are.    



My Name is Joseph Garrido WE ARE THE MIGHTY FAMILY I am just doing the best I can in life. I am a writer from the Bronx, New York. I am a married man with two daughters. I write on Social living and Sports. If you know me, you know I love Baseball. My Wife has Peritoneal Mesothelioma Its a rare Cancer Caused By Asbestos. We have been in this battle for 3 years. I would do whatever it takes to find a cure. Please Keep in mind that this could happened to anyone. Help Me Find A CURE. FOLLOW BUTTON ON RIGHT CORNER -------------------------------->

2 thoughts on “MODERN DAY LYNCHING”

  1. I appreciate your bravery in sharing your convictions on this. And what’s also sad is we make the Hughes uproar on race related acts of violence. But when crime is “black-on-black,” there’s less of a problem with that! Violence triggered by anger, hate, fear, jealousy, etc., is wrong all across the board. And I’m not saying that to minimize all you’ve said. But I do want to add to it in mentioning the additional layers found in violence. God help us all. The root of it all lies in the heart of man, and the solution in the hands of God.♥


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