First the question: Can anyone out there point me to research material about the Redshirts? They were active after the Civil War, primarily in Mississippi, South Carolina, and North Carolina. During a period when the Klan wasn’t very active. They performed all the functions of the Klan in partnership with southern Democrats. I was amazed I had never heard of them and am working on a story.
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Black History Month 365
Stories in this publication will focus on Black History and a little White History that has been distorted. We’ll focus…