Remembering Ax Handle Saturday

June 25, 2020
The Philadelphia Citizen

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I’m white. I’m over 70. I grew up and lived in Jacksonville, Florida, until I left for college in the 1960s, and had ties there until recently.

Jacksonville is in the news these days, thanks to President Trump, who is planning on a speech at the Republican National Convention there on the 60th anniversary of the 1960 Ax Handle Saturday, a hate-filled white-instigated race riot.


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